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Getting ready for winter: CAA with vehicle emergency kit recommendations (VIDEO)

Have you ever packed a candle and matches into your vehicle for the winter? The Canadian Automobile Association says you should.

The Canadian Automobile Association is laying out what residents need in their vehicles, in order to be prepared for a winter emergency.

Mike Schmidt, operations manager, CAA North and East Ontario says your emergency kit should include simple things like a sturdy brush and shovel, but also some items people don't normally think about -- like a candle and some matches.

He goes through a full CAA-recommended emergency kit and explains why you should pack such items in the video above.


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