In Canada that age is 16 years old. This means that as long as someone is 16 years old and the sexual activity is consensual, there is no criminal liability. Sexual contact with anyone under this age may be criminal, subject to a few exceptions.
Whats the youngest age a 16 year old can date?
This would allow a sixteen-year-old to lawfully have sex with a fourteen-year-old, but make it criminal for an eighteen-year-old to have sex with that same fourteen-year-old. Examples of different states statutory ages of consent: California – The age of consent in California is 18.
Can a 15 year old date a 16 year old in Canada?
It is now illegal for adults in Canada to have sex with a partner under the age of 16, one of the new provisions of the Tories violent crime law that came into effect on Thursday. But the law includes a close-in-age exception, meaning 14- and 15-year-olds can have sex with someone who is less than five years older.