A portrayal of the 1692 witchcraft trials in Salem, Massachusetts shows George Jacobs (right) attempting to plead his innocence as young girls and townspeople in varying states of hysteria accuse him of witchcraft before a tribunal of judges

In Canada, pretending to be a witch can be a punishable offence

  • Practising witchcraft is not a crime in Canada, but faking it to extort or deceive others is
  • The law will soon be repealed
Topic |   Canada

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A portrayal of the 1692 witchcraft trials in Salem, Massachusetts shows George Jacobs (right) attempting to plead his innocence as young girls and townspeople in varying states of hysteria accuse him of witchcraft before a tribunal of judges
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