Strippers haven't had the easiest time taking off their clothes across Canada lately.
Fredericton City Council recently voted to purchase the only peeler bar in town to help improve the north side neighbourhood, which is now being gentrified.
A sale price of $500,000, which was nearly 40 per cent higher than the property's assessed value, is hoped to be recouped through more tax revenues in the area. But five dancers and 25 other staff will have to find a new job soon.
The prohibition against people removing their clothes in any place where alcohol is served has continued to be skirted in Saskatchewan, through old-fashioned burlesque shows that keep the nudity under control, although six bars have been fined or suspended in the past decade for breaking the rules.
Would a licensed strip club really bring out a more unsavoury clientele? A feature story that ran in Postmedia News newspapers across Canada drew attention to the arguably antiquated law.
Yet the provincial government inRead More »from Governments attempt to keep Canadian strip clubs under control, one bought one