Hope the idea spreads to Nova Scotia too, I can see it happening sooner than later.
Don't forget to update your PAL, renewal fee is waived until may 16/09. I just got mine renewed, good until Nov,2014 now, and all it cost was a mugshot, $ 13.00 at WallyWorld. After May 16th $ 60.00 or more for a renewal fee alone.
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.
John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in casual cloths for a warm weather day hike and had nothing but a lunch with him. He spent three days in those mountains and luckily made it out to tell the story.
John number two, a friend of John number one, was much better prepared when...