Prohibited Content Policy

Our general rule is that you may not list, offer, buy or sell items or services that are illegal to own, buy or sell in your Province of residence, or that are not bought or sold in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Additionally the item or service and/or seller must be located in or around the selected city.

We specifically prohibit the following items:

  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Blood, Bodily Fluids and Body Parts
  • Burglary Tools
  • Counterfeit currency, stamps, or coins
  • Counterfeit Products
  • Embargoed Goods
  • Government and Transit Uniforms, IDs and Licenses
  • Drugs & Drug Paraphernalia
  • Illegal Services
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Fireworks, Destructive Devices and Explosives
  • Identity Documents, Personal Financial Records & Personal Information (in any form, including mailing lists)
  • Items which encourage or facilitate illegal activity
  • Lottery Tickets, Sweepstakes Entries and Slot Machines
  • Obscene Material and Child Pornography
  • Offensive Material
  • Pesticides
  • Pictures or images that contain nudity
  • Police Badges and Uniforms
  • Prescription Drugs and Devices
  • Recalled items
  • Stocks and Other Securities
  • Stolen Property
  • Tobacco Products
  • Used Cosmetics
  • Weapons and related items (such as firearms, firearm parts and magazines, ammunition, BB and pellet guns, tear gas, stun guns, switchblade knives, and martial arts weapons), the use, carrying, or advertising of which is prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. By listing any firearm, you represent and warrant to us that you legally own and possess the item you wish to list here and have fully complied with and will continue to fully comply with all laws and regulations applicable to your listing, transfer and/or sale.

The following types of ads are prohibited on the site:

  • Online-only services
  • Items not available locally, only available via shipping
  • Multi-level marketing or pyramid schemes
  • Business or job opportunities that require upfront or periodic payments
  • Business or job opportunities that pay only commissions, unless the ad makes it clear that the sole source of compensation would be commission and clearly describes the product or service that would be sold
  • Business or job opportunities that require recruitment of other members, distributors or agents
  • Job opportunities for posting Classified Ads on different websites
  • Ads that are not clear regarding what type of work would be required

Non Family-Friendly content:

  • Ads that contain pornography, nude, mature or violent content
  • Ads that depicts a person, regardless of gender, engaged in actual sexual conduct
  • Ads that ask for sex from under age persons
  • Ads that contain bestiality
  • Ads that contain sadistic or masochistic abuse
  • Ads that advertise dating websites or services
  • Personals Ads - w4m, m4w, m4m and w4w

You are not permitted to defame anyone or include "hate speech" directed at individuals or groups in your postings

Also, any ads that do not make it clear what specific item is offered, ie. posts that refer the viewer to a web site to see products, services or jobs available are prohibited; note that sellers can provide a link to a web site to provide more information about the specific item being advertised. Posting a listing on that solely contains a link to another web site is not permitted.
If you've seen an item on our site that you think violates our listing policies, please let us know so we can look into it.