Dumb Laws in Canada
In Calgary, Alberta it is illegal to buy and/or sell non prescription contacts at costume shops
Comic books which depict any illegal acts are banned.
Citizens may not publicly remove bandages.
Not only do all exterior painting jobs require a permit (for color) but, for instance, the City went to Appeals Court over the exact type of division inside a window frame.
If you have a water trough in your front yard it must be filled by 5:00 a.
It is illegal to show public affection on Sunday.
It is illegal for clear or non-dark sodas to contain caffeine. Repealed
No one in Canada may watch or listen to an encrypted broadcast which is not licensed by the Canadian government.
Homeowners are responsible for clearing snow off of municipal sidewalks in front of their house or business.
It is considered an offense to have more than two materials on the outside of one’s house.
Businesses must provide rails for tying up horses.
It is illegal to kill a sick person by frightening them.
The city is classified as a no-pee zone.
You may not own a log cabin.
Wooden logs may not be painted.
It is illegal to pretend to practice witchcraft.
The color of house and garage doors is regulated by city bylaws (a purple door get you a fine).
The Queen Elizabeth Hotel must feed your horse freely when you rent a room.
You may never use dice to play craps.
You can’t work on your car in the street.
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