Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Winnipeg to Refund Parking Tickets Due to Confusion over When Parking Is Free

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Winnipeg to Refund Parking Tickets Due to Confusion over When Parking Is Free

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Winnipeg admits confusion over free parking

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Winnipeg says it will cancel or refund some tickets that were issued to people who thought they could park for free downtown on Saturday, only to find out they had to pay before the free time took effect.

The Winnipeg Parking Authority's website states that it offers two-hour, complimentary on-street parking in the city's downtown on Saturdays, but it only kicks in after a motorist has already purchased the maximum amount of time.

Many people believed they could park immediately for free because that's what stickers on pay stations indicate.

The authority says it updated its website earlier this year after some people complained the information was unclear, but it says stickers on the pay stations and the website caused further confusion.

It now says it won't issue tickets within the first two hours for downtown on-street parking between 8 a. …

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