Weird Ontario Laws: Strange, Bizarre, Wacky & Absurd by Alan JacksonWeird Ontario Laws: Strange, Bizarre, Wacky & Absurd by Alan Jackson

Weird Ontario Laws: Strange, Bizarre, Wacky & Absurd

byAlan Jackson

Paperback | April 28, 2011

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Break the law in Ontario, and you might be fined or imprisoned, but some of the province's most peculiar laws may just leave you scratching your head: * In early southern Ontario, stealing a soldier's socks was punishable by death * If you let your lawn grow over 3.8 centimetres high in London, city workers will mow it and leave you with the bill * It's illegal in Guelph to water your lawn during a rainstorm or to allow sprinkler water to run off your lawn and onto the street in front of your home * In 1802, released convicts had only eight days to hightail it out of Ontario, under the threat of death * Up until the early 1970s, licensees of taverns and beer halls were required to provide separate drinking rooms for 'ladies and escorts' * Plus more strange and surprising laws from Canada's most populous province.
Born in Simcoe, Ontario, to a family of food processors, A. H. JACKSON has always been fascinated by the skies above our heads. He flew his first plane at 14 and left home at 17 to continue his atmospheric exploration. Jackson believes that, in the twine of life, there are two special genes unique to humankind-hope and humour-and think...
Title:Weird Ontario Laws: Strange, Bizarre, Wacky & AbsurdFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 8.25 × 5.25 × 0.62 inPublished:April 28, 2011Publisher:Blue Bike BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926700031

ISBN - 13:9781926700038