What to Know About Canada’s Food and Drugs Act

Food and Drugs Act

The Food and Drugs Act is an important Canadian law that is designed to protect the public by ensuring that the food, drugs, and medical devices we consume are safe and effective. This law is enforced by Health Canada, the federal department responsible for the safety and security of Canadians. Canada’s Food and Drugs Act […]

When is it Illegal to Handcuff?

Using handcuffs

While handcuffs and handcuffing seem like a standard practice in movies and TV shows that involve crime and cops, real-life laws say something different. In this article, we discuss the legality of using handcuffs by police and private citizens. We also look at when not to handcuff a person. Read on!  Handcuff Laws in the […]

Is It Illegal to Take Sand From The Beach?

taking sand from the beach

Some people love the idea of taking sand from their favorite beaches to their homes as souvenirs. Others use them for purposes like sandboxing and landscaping. However, is it illegal to take sand from the beach? Can you get in trouble with law enforcement authorities for taking beach sand with you?  In this article, we’ll […]

Is It Illegal to Spread Ashes?

Spreading ashes

For many people, spreading the ashes of their cremated loved ones offers peace and a sense of closure. It’s a symbolic act of letting go and moving on with the memories of beloved family members and friends. But where is it ok and legal to spread their ashes?  In this article, we answer that question […]

Is It Illegal to Park In Front Of a Mailbox?

car in front of a mailbox

It can be hard to find parking, especially if you are new to an area. So people try to find the best spot as much as possible. And it can sometimes be in front of a mailbox.  Unfortunately, there can be many rules surrounding mailboxes, like mail carriers needing enough space to deliver your mail. […]

Is It Illegal to Go Through Someone’s Trash?

is it illegal to go through someone's trash

You may have heard of the saying “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” which, for the most part, is true for some people. That is why some like to go dumpster diving or forage through another person’s garbage or trash to look for anything valuable. But the question is, is your trash still your […]

Is It Illegal to Go Through Someone’s Phone

Going through someone’s phone

Going through someone’s phone may seem like a mundane activity, regardless of the purpose behind it. However, did you know that it can get you into trouble with the law if you do it wrongly? In this article, we talk about phone checking and spying and what laws apply to it. Read on! Is It […]

Is It Illegal to Explore Abandoned Buildings

Is It Illegal to Explore Abandoned Buildings

Exploring abandoned buildings can be fun, exciting, and highly memorable. Vacant buildings with eerie or scary auras are popular as exploration destinations — just watch any true crime or horror channels on YouTube; there are a lot of them. However, is it legal to explore these abandoned buildings? If not, what are the penalties? In […]

Is It Legal To Marry Yourself?

Is it legal to marry yourself?

People often say, “There are plenty of fish in the sea,” especially when they give relationship advice. And while it may be true, finding true love is not as easy as it seems. So, what do you do when you can’t find one yourself? Well, you could instead marry yourself. It sounds ridiculous. But Sologamy […]

Is It Legal to Grow Tobacco?

Is it legal to grow tobacco

Growing and selling tobacco has become a major hobby for many people around the world. Planting, seeds, cultivating, and curating the crop have been a great time-killer for many people, while others do it to start their own tobacco business. It’s also pretty simple to grow tobacco. However, growing tobacco for personal use and doing […]

Is it legal to fight in Hockey?

Is it legal to fight in hockey

The quick answer to this question is yes, it’s legal to fight in NHL games. Technically, though, it’s a violation of rules. In this article, we’ll talk about why fighting is allowed in hockey and what practices are acceptable for players who fight. Read on! Why is Fighting Allowed in Hockey?  Fighting has been an […]

Is It Illegal to Throw Away an American Flag?

is it illegal to throw away an american flag

One of the most patriotic symbols you can have is your country’s flag. For every country, there’s always laws and other regulations about handling, storing, and everything about national flags. For example, it’s illegal in Denmark to destroy a foreign flag, including the American flag. In the Philippines, bars, nightclubs, casinos, and other places where […]

Is It Legal To Build Your Own Car?

is it legal to build your own car

Almost everyone has their vision of their dream car, especially if you are a car enthusiast. Yes, there are many respectable car manufacturers out there who build jaw-dropping vehicles. But if you want your car to stand out,  a self-made car would be your best bet. Yes you heard right, build your own car! But […]

Is It Illegal To Flip Off A Cop (middle finger)

is it illegal to flip off a cop or give them the middle finger

It’s been a long day at work. And you just want to get back to your home to relax. You are driving in your car, but unfortunately, you see blue and red flashing lights in your rearview mirror. It’s the cops, and they tell you to pull over because you are over the speed limit. […]

Is It Legal To Burn Money?

is it legal to burn money

Sometimes people don’t think much about their money unless they are in a desperate situation. If you lost a relatively small amount, you’ll probably ignore it and go on with your day. It still begs the question why anyone would burn money. Yet here we are! So, is it okay to burn some of it […]

Is It Legal To Ghost Ride The Whip?

Is it legal to ghost ride the whip

There are always some daredevils out there who do crazy adrenaline-pumping stunts to show off on social media. Some do parkour in five-story buildings. Some bungee jump off clips. And others hang off ledges. While you may say that these stunts are dangerous, professionals are usually the ones who do these. The problem arises when ordinary […]

Is It Legal to Own a Raccoon in Canada?

Is it legal to own a raccoon or raccoons

Raccoons are furry and adventurous, and they may be one of the most curious animals on the planet. They’re also highly adaptable to any kind of environment or habitat. They’re super cute, too, which leads to many people considering owning one as a pet.  However, is owning a pet raccoon legal in Canada? What laws […]

How many dogs can you have?

How many dogs can a person own

The number of dog parks, grooming parlors, training schools, and pet food stores shows that dogs are a popular pet favorite. There’s no denying that all that furry love is a little too hard to resist, and while we love our dogs, sometimes keeping a pack of them doesn’t sit right. Like any other pet, […]

Can You Go To Jail For Not Paying The Medical Bills?

jail for medical bills

Imagine going to the hospital because of the virus. You have been doing okay for the past few days, but suddenly you get a bad cough, and when you did your test, you came out as Covid positive. So you stay a few days in the hospital until your doctor says you’re all healed up. […]

Is It Legal To Have A Pet Squirrel?

legal pet squirrel

Here you will find the definitive answer to your question: “Is it legal to have a pet squirrel?” Squirrels as pets is a huge debate. Some argue that you shouldn’t even feed them, let alone try to domesticate them.  That’s why here’s a compiled list of everything you need to know about keeping a squirrel […]

Is it Illegal to Drive Barefoot?

Is barefoot driving legal

Is it illegal to drive barefoot? The quick answer is no, it’s not illegal — it’s perfectly legal to drive barefoot on the road both in Canada and the US. But how did this misconception come about? The Misconceptions Plenty of people believe that driving barefoot is illegal. However, as we’ve established, it’s perfectly legal […]

Do Parking Tickets Affect Your Driver’s License?

Do parking tickets affect your driver's license

Parking tickets are one of the most common problems for drivers around the world. That’s not surprising, given that there are just so many reasons you can get a ticket. Luckily its not a criminal offense, only a bylaw In different countries, different rules apply. In this article, we’re taking a look at the rules […]

When is it legal to test a flare?

is it legal to use a flare

When it comes to safety, it’s always better not to have to use equipment and devices meant to signal distress or emergency. After all, if you don’t need to use them, it’s because you’re not in trouble. The same idea applies to the use of flares. In this article, we’ll tackle rules and laws related […]