Strange Canadian Laws You Never Knew Existed
It’s illegal to skinny dip in Bancroft, Ont.
Travel writer Melanie Chambers highlighted this unusual bylaw ban, and it may well still be on the books.
It was illegal for non-dark soft drinks to contain caffeine
Sprite, Mountain Dew and other non-dark soft drinks couldn’t contain caffeine, but that all changed in March 2010 with the advent of ‘energy drinks’ like Redbull. Now you can have caffeine in soft drinks like orange and grape soda, however there is a limit, and it’s still lower than colas
Keep out of the water in Toronto Harbour
According to the Toronto Port Authority, you can’t swim anywhere in the harbour that hasn’t been designated a swimming area by the City of Toronto. Then again, who would want to? We’re pretty sure three-eyed fish have been spotted in those waters