Canada

Three Arrested in Connection With Maple-Syrup Heist

According to sources in Quebec, the Regional Investigation Division of Sûreté du Québec proceeded with three arrests this morning in relation to the maple-syrup theft at Saint-Louis-de-Blandford between August 1, 2011, and July 30, 2012. Or, put another way: la Division…


Canadian Asks for Politeness, Gets Pepper Spray

Canadian asks U.S. border guard to say “please,” Canadian gets faceful of pepper spray.  It’s a fairly simple equation. I think this is in the USA PATRIOT Act, actually. The man conceded he had made the request for politeness “repeatedly,” but opined…