Government Issued IDs, Badges, Uniforms and Licenses
Including transit, military, police, postal, etc.
Including chemicals, restricted, suspended or cancelled pest control products, and fireworks
High-Powered Laser Pointers
Identity Documents, Personal Financial Records, and Personal Information
In any form, including mailing lists
Illegal Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia (or any mention of related items or activities)
Including narcotics, steroids, etc.
Illegal Items and Services
Including any device that is primarily useful for the covert interception of private communications
Including listings or products that promote the use of photographic devices to covertly view or record individuals for sexual purposes
Odometer Correction/Odometer Roll Back services
Illegal or Unauthorized Wildlife Products
Including bear traps (regardless of size)
Moss ball products
Illegal or unauthorized living organisms
Ivory or Bone
Including fossilized mammoth tusks
Note: Antiques that contain 5% or less of real ivory and were made before the year 1900, specifically musical instruments and furniture, are permitted. The year the item was manufactured as well as an image must be included in the ad.
Note: Bone, including fossilized teeth or bone, from non-ivory producing animals is permitted. The species must be indicated in the ad.
Note: Collectable knives and swords (unsharpened, fantasy/antique) and kitchen utensils and cutlery are permitted.
Lottery Tickets, Sweepstakes Entries, and Coin Operated Slot Machines
Massage service ads can only include images of the establishment. Ads containing full body photographs or headshots are not allowed.
Massage service ads cannot include the personal details of the service provider, such as age, sex, gender, ethnicity, or mentions of body measurements
Wanted ads looking for massage services are not permitted
Note: Ads posted by a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) who is able to provide insurance receipts for customers is permitted.
Note: Massage as part of an aesthetics package by a registered Aesthetician, but not offered on its own, is permitted.
Offensive and Obscene Material
Including Nazi related artifacts and collectibles
Note: This excludes stamps, letters, and envelopes with the Nazi symbol, currency issued by the Nazi government, military scripts, and historically accurate WWII military model kits that have Nazi symbols.
Prescription Drugs and Devices
Note: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) devices, and Variable Positive Airway Pressure (VPAP) devices and accessories require a prescription and are therefore not permitted. Over the counter (OTC) versions of these devices and accessories are permitted.
Products That Are Unauthorized by Health Canada
Radio Equipment or Other Devices That Violate the Radiocommunication Act
Restricted Food Products
Including, but not limited to:
Unpasteurized dairy products
Fruit or vegetable juice that hasn't been heat pasteurized
Ackee fruit (including seeds)
Food items that are subject to recall by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Expired food items and baby formula
Food items or baby formula that has been opened or tampered with
Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) that have been expired for more than 3 years
Government assistance benefits including, but not limited to:
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Supplemental foods such as infant formula and baby food
Food instruments such as vouchers, checks, electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards, and coupons
Note: Perishable items are permitted; however, the sale of food items is highly regulated by the federal and provincial government. When you list any food products, you’re certifying that the item may be sold and complies with all health, safety, and labelling requirements. For more information please visit Health Canada’s website.
Stocks and Other Securities
Including binary options
Note: On September 28th, 2017 the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced a complete ban on the advertisement, offer, sale, or trade of binary options.
Tobacco and Other Nicotine Products
Including e-cigarettes, e-juice, herbal blends, etc.