Weird British Columbia Laws: Strange, Bizarre, Wacky & Absurd by Mark ThorburnWeird British Columbia Laws: Strange, Bizarre, Wacky & Absurd by Mark Thorburn

Weird British Columbia Laws: Strange, Bizarre, Wacky & Absurd

byMark Thorburn

Paperback | April 28, 2011

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British Columbians are well known for being a laid-back population, but you'd better mind your Ps and Qs, or you might be headed to jail. Read about these strange and wacky laws and more in Weird British Columbia Laws: * From 1947 to 1986, it was illegal to sell stoves on a Wednesday in Vancouver * Kelowna once permitted nude bathing in any public waters, but only between 9:00 pm and 6:00 am * In Port Coquitlam, it is against the law to own more than four pet rats or to allow your cattle to roam the streets * One of Esquimalt's first bylaws prohibited the throwing of snowballs within city limits * From 1916 until 1977, you couldn't buy any booze on Election Day in British Columbia * An Oak Bay bylaw requires its residents to keep their noisy parrots quiet * And so much more.
MARK THORBURN is a history buff who has contributed to and edited several history textbooks and has written for newspapers across North America. Mark has lived life as a lawyer and college instructor as well as a historian and writer. He has a broad educational background, with a BA in political science, a law degree and MAs in both Am...
Title:Weird British Columbia Laws: Strange, Bizarre, Wacky & AbsurdFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8.25 × 5.25 × 0.68 inPublished:April 28, 2011Publisher:Blue Bike BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926700015

ISBN - 13:9781926700014