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March 11, 2009

A Small Discovery

I always wondered why car dealerships in Winnipeg chose to be open evenings on Monday and Tuesdays and no other day. Well it turns out there is a city ordinance/bylaw that specifies that these are the only evenings dealerships can be open. Dealerships outside the perimeter are apparently exempt, although they seem to follow the same hours anyway.

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Similar ordinances here in Texas ("Texas Blue Laws") prohibit car dealerships from operating over consecutive weekend days--meaning that car dealers can choose to be open on Saturday or Sunday, but not both.

Posted by: Bovine at March 12, 2009 02:22 PM

That sounds like something from a Guy Maddin movie...

Posted by: Anonymous at March 17, 2009 10:19 PM

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