She was consequently charged with and convicted of engaging in an indecent act, under the same section as in Jacob , 1 a. In Canada, the law on public decency is found in sections and of the Criminal Code. Retrieved March 9, Breastfeeding and the Right to Go Topless". The Svobodniki became famous for their public nudity: On July 22, a judge in the Provincial Court ruled that their behaviour did not violate community standards.
Topfreedom in Canada
Equally undoubtedly, there are men today who cannot perceive of woman's breasts in any context other than sexual. In , a year-old woman, Evangeline Godron together with Kathleen Rice sunbathed topless in a Regina park and were charged for doing so. Police stated that they acted following a complaint from a woman who was upset that one of her children had seen Jacob topless. The Court noted anyone who was offended was not forced to look. Canada portal Feminism portal.
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As of , all types of nudity are allowed, regardless of gender. Retrieved 30 March Jacob's victory is now celebrated annually in Guelph. The Court noted anyone who was offended was not forced to look. The musician and activist filed a complaint with Waterloo Regional Police. The Ontario Government did contact the Federal Government regarding amending the law to make such actions clearly illegal.
The acting executive director of Municipal Licensing and Standards said that while "there's no bylaw that governs toplessness", "it is legal for women to go topless on the streets of Toronto" according to a National Post article. However she and other women then swam in a pool without a top. Retrieved March 9, Some parents complained and she was charged,  but the judge in this case Justice Holmes voided the by law stating, inter alia: While the community standards test is not an immutable part of indecency jurisdiction, community tolerance is likely to be partly determined by the degree to which the public is exposed to top freedom on a regular basis.