In a move we are sure the late Rob Ford would have approved of, Canada is on the cusp of getting a little freer.
Legislation to walk back fines on canoeing while under the influence is being discussed by Parliament.
While you do not need a license to canoe in Canada, it is illegal to do so drunk.
In case you have yet to paddle in Canada’s great wide yonder, canoeing while under the influence is currently seen as the same as driving under the influence, with fined canoeists losing their actual driver’s license as a result.
Planning on connecting with your racist heritage by canoeing in the near future? Well, if the legislation does go through, the public has been assured that belligerent canoeists will still be ticketed for public intoxication and in the event of an accident, negligence.
Oh, Canada! Here’s hoping!