Canadian City Outlaws Doorknobs

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•48 Nov 26, 2013

Vancouver, British Columbia, the eighth largest city in Canada, has banned the installation of doorknobs in all newly constructed buildings including personal residences, mandating that the devices be replaced with easier-to-use levers. What do you think?

  • “But what about those of us who use long wooden planks to fasten doors?”

    Lincoln Zolotas –
    Port Inspector

  • “It’s about time! Doorknobs are confusing enough, but add in Canada’s metric system and the whole thing becomes an unsolvable puzzle.”

    Henrietta Dolan –
    Refinery Operator

  • “I think people should just stay in the room they’re in.”

    Connor Hwong –
    Fountain Installer

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