LEGAL- Quirky Canadian Law

CANADA-WIDE

* 30% of a radio station’s content must be “Canadian Content”

* You may not pay for a fifty-cent item with only pennies.

* Citizens may not publicly remove bandages.

* It is illegal for clear or non-dark sodas to contain caffeine.

ALBERTA:

Provincial Laws

* Businesses must provide rails for tying up horses.

* Wooden logs may not be painted.

* It is illegal to set fire to the wooden leg of a wooden legged man

* a released convict is entitled to a gun and a horse to ride out of town on.”

City Laws

* Calgary – If you are released from prison, it is required that you are given a handgun with bullets and a horse, so you can ride out of town.

* Edmonton – Horses are not allowed to stand on the streets for more than 20 minutes.

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Provincial Laws

* It is illegal to kill a Sasquatch.

City Laws

* Victoria – Street entertainers aren’t allowed to give kids balloon animals.

NEW BRUNSWICK :

Provincial Laws

* Driving on the roads is not allowed.

NOVA SCOTIA:

Provincial Laws

* When raining, a person may not water his/her lawn.

ONTARIO:

City Laws

* Etobicoke – Bylaw states that no more than 3.5 inches of water is allowed in a bathtub.

* Oshawa – It’s illegal to climb trees.

* Ottawa – It’s illegal to eat ice-cream on Bank Street on a Sunday.

* Toronto – You can’t drag a dead horse down Yonge St. on a Sunday.

* Toronto – You’re not allowed to release 10 or more helium balloons within 24 hours.

QUEBEC:

Provincial Laws

* It’s illegal for margarine to be the same colour as butter.

City Laws

* Montreal – The Queen Elizabeth Hotel must feed your horse freely when you rent a room.

* Montreal – Cars parked in public places must be locked, and their windows must be down to less than the width of a hand.

* Quebec City – You may not swear in French.

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