Duhaime's Law Dictionary


Booze Can Definition:

An establishment wherein liquor is sold without a permit and after legal bar hours.

In R v Sauve, Judge Sparrow of the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Division wrote, at ¶3:

"Constable Peter Christie testified that on May 25, 1997, he and a group of five fellow officers ... attended at what is commonly known as a booze can - namely, an establishment wherein liquor is sold without a permit, and after the hours stipulated by the (Ontario Liquor License Act)."

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