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Is it a Crime to Date a Minor in Canada?

You can be charged with a sexual offence for sexual activity with a minor under 16 years of age.   There is nothing that prohibits someone in Canada from “dating” a minor, sixteen years of age  and younger, so long as the date does not involve sexual activity. In Canada all sexual activity, from sexual touching to sexual intercourse, with a minor sixteen years and younger, who is more than fives years your junior is a criminal offence. In Canada the age of consent to sexual activity or the”age of protection” is the age at which a minor can legally consent to sexual activity. As of 2008 the age of consent for sexual activity is 16 years. All sexual activity without consent, regardless of age, is a criminal offence. Are there exceptions to the age of consent? There are circumstances in which the age of consent…

25 Apr 2017

Is it a Crime if Your Dog Bites or Attacks...

18 Apr 2017

Pit bulls are a prohibited dog breed in Ontario. It is possible to be charged with a criminal offence in Ontario if your dog bites or attacks…

Is Tax Evasion a Crime?

11 Apr 2017

What is tax evasion? you can be charged with a criminal offence for committing tax evasion. Tax evasion occurs when an individual or business ignores tax…