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Drinking Age In Toronto?  
User currently offlineMaxPowers From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 475 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 4989 times:

Hey guys,
I'm planning a vacation for me and a few friends New Years Eve, and I'm wondering what the drinking age is in Toronto. I know Montreal it's 18, but I hear from 50% of the people that it's 19 in Toronto, the other half says it's 18. I don't want to plan a beer trip to a state where we can't drink!

Please help!

Max Powers

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User currently offlinePortcolumbus From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 1623 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 4990 times:

Pulled this from toronto.worldweb.com:

"The legal drinking age in Canada varies between the different provinces and territories: In Alberta, Manitoba and Québec the legal drinking age is 18 years, for all remaining provinces and territories the legal age is 19 years."

User currently offlineCanyonBlue From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 4983 times:

19 years of age is merely a suggestion. If you can throw money on the bar your all set.  Smile)

At least that's how it was when I was between the ages of 16-18. May be tougher now.

User currently offlineStarAC17 From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 3753 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4962 times:

The drinking age in Toronto as well as all of Ontario in 19 and they try to enfoce it like they would anywhere

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User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16525 posts, RR: 54
Reply 4, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 4956 times:

19. Expect to be asked for ID if you look anything remotely like 19.

I dumped at the gybe mark in strong winds when I looked up at a Porter Q400 on finals. Can't stop spotting.
User currently offlineBuckfifty From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 1316 posts, RR: 18
Reply 5, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4948 times:

Any place with a bouncer, expect to have your ID checked. Some bartendes will also ask for your ID. I'm approaching 30, and I still have my ID checked on a constant basis.

19 is the buying cigarettes and drinking age in T.O. Still not as bad as 21 in the States, however.

Before I left, some of the clubs downtown were checking people's driver's licenses with a scanner to make sure your ID's legit. Apparently, I was told by one of the bouncers who I knew rather well, those scanners take down your personal info and sell it to different companies.

User currently offlineB747-437B From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 4945 times:

Don't try buying at the Skydome even if you are well over 19 unless you have either a US or Canadian ID. The dipshits there don't seem to realize that there are other countries in the world too who also issue photo ID.

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