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School might be out but that doesn't mean we (and our politicians who make the rules) can't learn a thing or two on our summer vacations, be it taxis, airline travel or on convenience in shopping for beer, wine and spirits. Can Canadians learn from the rest of the world? We'll find out in September.
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B.C. Conservative leader John Cummins says his government would allow beer and wine sales in supermarkets and corner stores to give people more choice when it comes to buying liquor. Speaking in a Ke...
The lifting of the stripper ban in Saskatchewan. But wait. Not so fast. Saskatchewan won't completely lose its peculiar culture. We will simply express our peculiarity in a different, and more amusing way. Get this: our strippers won't be allowed to show everything.
Strip clubs aren't illegal here. You just can't sell liquor at them. Without booze, strip clubs just aren't viable. Apparently, guys need to drink while strippers perform. It gives them something to do with their hands, I guess. So, we don't have strip clubs.
No, I don't think it is backwardness or puritanism that keeps Saskatchewan a peeler-free zone. No politician wants to be "The Guy who Brought Strip Clubs to the Province." Though long gone,Tommy Douglas peers over the shoulder of every public figure here, and you can imagine what the Baptist minister thought of strip bars.