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Hospital parking app called ‘exclusionary’

Wakefield residents complained ‘Blinkay’ app limited access to healthcare

By Stuart Benson

When Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de l'Outaouais implemented its new payment system for parking at the Wakefield Hospital on June 20 – removing the cash payment option in favour of a smartphone app called Blinkay – the uproar from residents was immediate on social media groups like Wakefield Folks on Facebook.