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Explore the history of Prohibition in Canada, specifically in the Waterloo region. From criminal underworlds to legal loopholes, delve into the era when guns were shot in the streets.

Waterloo’s Criminal Underworld: Gangsters, Gun fire & Booze-smuggling

By Kitchener
The Waterloo region is many things. When asked, people often boast about its two highly sought-after universities. Others talk about the town’s vibrant tech scene that attracts international business and rivals Silicon Valley. But there’s one piece of history about this town that many do not know of though and that’s its heritage of being a gangster-filled, booze-smuggling, and bootlegger hotspot during the Prohibition era.

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