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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.
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.
You may not wash your car in the street.
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.
It’s illegal to climb trees on city property in Oshawa, Ontario
You may not park a car in such a way that it is blocking your own driveway.
When raining, a person may not water his/her lawn.
Homeowners are responsible for clearing snow off of municipal sidewalks.
“For Sale” signs are not permitted in the windows of moving vehicles.
It is illegal to turn right on a red light at any time. (Repealed 2003 – However, the law remains in effect in the city of Montreal)
It is illegal to eat ice-cream on Bank Street on a Sunday.
Cars parked in public places must be locked, and their windows must be down to less than the width of a hand.
Margarine producers can’t make their margarine yellow.
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