In Barrie, Ontario Veterans can park at all on-street parking meters and all municapally-owned off street metered parking lots for the maximum time allowed. One condition is that the Veterans vehicle display a valid veteran licence plate which are available to the provinces license issuing offices.
While some cities offer free parking to Veterans with plate all year round some cities only permit this on Remembrance Day in Canada and Memorial Day weekend in the United States.
Living in Calgary, Alberta I know we have the highest average for parking in all of Canada and I'm sure most of our veterans could not afford up to $30.00 a day in some downtown parking lots or even the basic meter lots.
Please take a moment to take part in our poll.
Do you think parking should be free for our Veterans in all downtown cores and municipal parking lots all year round and not just on military related events?