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The Halifax News Reports that two Canadian supermarket chains – Sobeys and Atlantic Superstores – are challenging the Nova Scotia law forbidding grocery stores from opening on Sundays.

The challenge comes just a year after 55 percent of Nova Scotia voters endorsed the law, voting against full Sunday shopping.

The problem, according to the News, is that some stores are opening – such as drug stores that are legally allowed to do so, but are selling grocery items in addition to medicine. Supermarket chains are crying foul, but government officials seem to be in no mood to change the law – and instead suggest that the supermarkets exploit whatever loopholes in the law they can find.
KC's View:
There’s something wrong with any system that encourages people to find and exploit legal loopholes, rather than trying to close the loopholes and/or level the playing field.