Fake IDs, Graffiti and Shoplifting


You should be aware that some activities that may be legal in your home country may not be legal in B.C. If you do something illegal (against the law) you may be expelled from your program and sent back to your home country, or face criminal charges.

Some examples of illegal activity include:

Fake IDs – making or having someone else make fake identification such as a driver’s license or passport is illegal in B.C. and Canada.

Graffiti – using paint or another material to draw or put artwork on a public space (for instance outside of a building, train car, etc.), is illegal in B.C. and Canada.

Shoplifting – to take something from a store without paying for it (i.e., stealing), is illegal in B.C. and Canada.