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Parking tickets

I live in British Columbia and I have a parking ticket. Are parking tickets erased with bankruptcy or are they considered a “fine imposed by a court”?

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Barton Goth, GCO Inc. Bankruptcy Trustees said...

This largely depends if the ticket was given by a governmental agent or a private enforcement agency. I know in Alberta we have an organization called Impark. They are private organizations and patrol and ticket at private lots across the province. If Impark gives a ticket they do not qualify as a “fine imposed by a court,” but if I park at a parking meter and a governmental official issues a ticket then this is considered a debt that can’t released by a bankruptcy.