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City Wide Towing Acquires Key Towing
Transaction expands City Wide’s presence into Central Alberta and creates one of Western Canada’s largest towing companies

CALGARY, AB – March 20, 2017: City Wide Towing & Recovery Service Ltd. ("City Wide" or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Key Towing & Storage (Alberta) Ltd. (“Key” or “Key Towing”). Founded over 35 years ago, Key is a leading provider of vehicle recovery and storage services in Central Alberta and is the largest operator in the Red Deer region.

The combined entity will have a fleet of over 125 trucks and vehicles, making it one of the largest towing and recovery operators in Western Canada. Key expands City Wide’s presence into Central Alberta, allowing the Company to better serve its existing customer base as well as capitalize on new growth opportunities.

“We are excited to have Lawrence McArady and his team join City Wide and are looking forward to working with them,” said Kim Worster, Chief Operating Officer of City Wide. “By partnering with one of the leading operators in Central Alberta, we are executing on our strategy of building a national towing company,” added Rob Voelk, CEO of City Wide.

“City Wide has been providing high quality towing service for its clients in Calgary and across Southern Alberta for over fifty years. We are thrilled with the opportunity to work with such a respected group of professionals,” stated Lawrence McArady, owner of Key Towing.

About City Wide
Founded in 1963, City Wide has been the leading provider of recovery services in Calgary, Red Deer and across Southern Alberta. The Company offers towing and recovery, equipment transportation, boosting, lockouts, fuel delivery, tire changes and other specialty services in Calgary, Red Deer, Airdrie, Strathmore and Okotoks. With a fleet of over 125 trucks the Company provides services to a variety of auto clubs, insurance companies, equipment rental companies, auto dealerships and municipalities.

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Don’t be left stranded when your vehicle breaks down. Allow Key Towing & Storage (Alberta) Ltd. tow trucks in Red Deer to safely haul any vehicle from motorcycles and passenger cars to RVs and 18 wheelers. We provide a variety of towing services including vehicle recovery, boosting dead batteries, flat tire changes, and unlock service. Don’t worry about where your vehicle is located, we handle towing and recovery for both local and long distances. Whether you’re as close as central Alberta or as far away as Manitoba, we can reach you from Red Deer.

Largest Family Owned & Operated Towing Business

Key Towing & Storage (Alberta) Ltd. started in 1982. Having grown to become the largest family owned and operated towing business in Central Alberta; we’ve gathered a large clientele base. With many repeat customers, a lot of our new business comes to us through word of mouth, a hugely important mode of referral within the towing industry. Having over 30 years in the business, we’ve garnered many contacts throughout the towing industry. If we can’t help your vehicle, we can find someone who can. Don’t wait, contact us today.

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