Stupid Canadian Laws

Stupid Canadian Laws

Stupid Canadian laws you might don`t know:

Did you know that in Canada It is illegal for non-dark sodas to contain caffeine.

No one in Canada is allowed to watch or listen to encrypted broadcast which is not officially licensed by the Canadian Government. So, it's illegal to use "Direct TV" US satellite systems. Also 20% of a Canadian radio stations content must be by a person born in Canada!

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Stupid Canadian laws by region

Really unbelievable law from Fort Qu'Appelle, Quebec. For teens it's illegal to walk downtown main street with his/her shoes untied... Also it is illegal to turn right on a red light at any time. It's absolutely stupid law!

Quebec law states that all business signs must be in French. You can use English prints, but they must be twice smaller than French. And no language other than French is permitted to be shown out doors.

In Ottawa It is illegal to eat ice cream on Bank Street on Sundays.

Really stupid law from London, Ontario. It's against the city by-law to grow grass in front yard any taller then a inch and a half.

City workers carefully examine all front yards every week to find the taller grass. They will cut taller grass for you and then will send you $200 fine. Just Crazy!

In Nova Scotia you are not allowed to water your lawn during rain.

Average speed limit through out Ontario is 80 km per hour for all cars, but bicyclists allowed to ride faster.

In British Columbia old law states that the jailer must bring a bottle of beer on demand if you are a bankrupt drunk who got thrown into jail. Weird! Also It is illegal to kill a sasquatch. Believe it or not, but it's true!

Another old law from Alberta. It was the law when a prisoner was released from jail that he would be given a gun and horse to ride out of city.

In Alberta it is illegal to set fire to the wooden leg of a wooden legged man. And you may never use dice to play craps.

Collection of Stupid Canadian Laws by City


- If you have a water trough in your front yard it MUST be filled by 5 a.m.


- The city is classified as a no-pee zone.


- City bylaws strictly regulate colors of garage and house doors. You'll get fine for purple color. -It is also illegal to have a clothes line in your backyard and you can't work on your car in the street.


- All homeowners are responsible for clearing snow off of municipal sidewalks. You will be fined if sidewalks is not cleaned within 24 hours after a snowfall.- Also it's illegal to climb trees in Oshawa.


- You can't drag a dead horse down Yonge Street on a Sunday.


- All residents are not allowed to have an Internet connection faster than 56k.


- You are not allowed to pain a ladder because it will be slippery when wet. Also it is illegal to show public affection on Sunday.

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Ajax, Ontario, Canada - This one blows away the competition for stupid. 
Worlds Most Stupid Law is brought to you by the current Mayor and council with the exception of one member here in Ajax, Ontario, Canada The worlds …

Purple garage doors are illegal Not rated yet
Green garage door? legal. but a purple garage? nope! if someone paints their garage door purple they will face a $100 fine! Kanata, Ontario

Folding road maps Not rated yet
I have heard that there is a Canadian federal standard which specifies the correct way to fold a road map. And folding a toad map in any other way is …

Turning right on a red light in Quebec. Not rated yet
That law,Turning right on a red light in Quebec, is no longer true. They reveresed that law a few years ago...

Uhhhhh - Tommy Chong and The Shades Not rated yet
Well the law of homeowners having to clear sidewalks, it's in most cities, and only pertains to the homeowners house. It's a safety issue. I myself, have …

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you can eat only 2 hot dogs a day or Obama will kill you in your sleep

Bandages in Canada Not rated yet
here in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, it is illegal to take any bandages off in public areas

Edmonton - You can`t take your hands off the handle Not rated yet
You have to give a hand signal when turning on your bike, But you can't take your hands off the handle.

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This site is pretty fun but Stupid Canadian Laws? Every canadian citizen and the prime minister is being humiliated right now! What if someone wrote something …

Stupid Canadian Laws Not rated yet
It is considered illegal to smoke a cigarette while kissing your partner in public.

City of Barrie Laws Against Nature Not rated yet
The City of Barrie tells us that weeds and grasses must not be taller than 12" (30cm) or they will cut it for us and bill us for the work. This includes …

No Bodily Functions Allowed in Ajax Ontario! Not rated yet
Here is the link to the Law, it is 4.7 that I am taking issue with. You are not allowed any bodily functions in public in Ajax or on a highway! http://www.townofajax.c …

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