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by Paul on 12/30/09 at 01:27 PM ET
Americans wanting to get into Canada to attend Olympic events may be told to turn around and go home if they’ve been convicted - or even charged - with drunk driving.
In Canada, drunk driving is considered a criminal offence, though in the United States, it’s often considered a only a misdemeanour.
Drunk driving doesn’t bar Canadians from the U.S., but it can bar Americans from getting into Canada and with thousands of Americans expected to come to Vancouver and Whistler for the Games, lawyers on both sides of the border say the potential is there for many to get an expensive shock.
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