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Toys for Tickets collects 216 toys

December 10, 2014 -

This year's Toys for Tickets program has collected 216 toys representing $3,020 in parking fines. 

"We can see by the toys piling up under the tree that paying in toys takes the sting out of a parking ticket. We are happy to be able to offer this seasonal opportunity for the benefit of Kingston children," says Brandi Timpson, Supervisor Licensing & Enforcement.

Kingston motorists were allowed to pay their parking fines with toys again this year from December 4 to 9.

The toys, now under the tree at City Hall's Payment Centre, will be distributed to children over the holidays.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, Media Relations Officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116. Or call Communications at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.