WHAT? Canadian jiu-jitsu championship cancelled because sport violates Criminal Code

WHAT? Canadian jiu-jitsu championship cancelled because sport violates Criminal Code

Montreal was supposed to host the Canadian championship of Brazilian jiu-jitsu over the weekend, but the event was postponed after it was declared illegal. The competition was supposed to take place at the Pierre-Charbonneau Centre, near the Olympic Stadium. But the group’s Facebook page said that it decided to cancel the event Friday evening — for the first time in nine years — after Montreal police (SPVM) threatened to make arrests. ‘For us, it was a huge shock because…

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