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Canada is updating a few laws

Postby Gord » Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:54 am

https://news.vice.com/story/updates-to- ... witchcraft

Canada’s wildly out-of-date Criminal Code will finally get renovations in the near future, thanks to legislation tabled on Tuesday....

...[Bill] C-51 will remove criminal prohibitions on:

- Duels
- Offering a reward for stolen or lost property, “no questions asked”
- Blasphemous libel, whereby someone mocks or slanders religion
- Pretending to practise witchcraft
- Issuing trading stamps
- Impersonating someone who is taking an exam
- Falsely claiming a royal warrant (a permit allowing someone to advertise that they have permission from the monarchy to produce a good)

What? Okay. Sure. Huh? Well, yeah. Hang on! Stop!

We're making duels legal now?? :befuddled:
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Re: Canada is updating a few laws

Postby Matthew Ellard » Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:00 am

Gord wrote:We're making duels legal now?? :befuddled:
....about bloody time.

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"Pistols, swords or grammar, Sir?" :D

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Re: Canada is updating a few laws

Postby ElectricMonk » Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:14 am

Canada’s wildly out-of-date Criminal Code will finally get renovations in the near future, thanks to legislation tabled on Tuesday....

...[Bill] C-51 will remove criminal prohibitions on:

- Duels
- Offering a reward for stolen or lost property, “no questions asked”
- Blasphemous libel, whereby someone mocks or slanders religion
- Pretending to practise witchcraft
- Issuing trading stamps
- Impersonating someone who is taking an exam
- Falsely claiming a royal warrant (a permit allowing someone to advertise that they have permission from the monarchy to produce a good)



So now, instead of suing us for Blasphemy, we can just be challenged to a duel?
Not sure I like the change...
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Re: Canada is updating a few laws

Postby Gord » Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:35 am

Well at least now I can pretend to be a witch on Halloween. Or when I'm acting in Macbeth. Double double, toil and trouble...!
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Re: Canada is updating a few laws

Postby Poodle » Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:03 am

Double, double toil and trouble ...
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Re: Canada is updating a few laws

Postby Gord » Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:18 am

I was referring to my Tim Hortons order: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1582 ... ble-double
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Re: Canada is updating a few laws

Postby Flash » Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:54 pm

I still remember when there was only one Tim Horton's coffee shop in Toronto. Once I stopped there to get a coffee and thought, they will never make it, there is too much competition in this business.
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