Is it a Crime to Date a Minor in Canada?

Is it a Crime to Date a Minor in Canada?

  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...

Is it a Crime to Impersonate Someone?

In Canada it is a criminal offence to impersonate someone. The Criminal Code identifies impersonation of another as identity fraud and identity theft as  criminal offences. Section 403 of the Criminal Code makes it a crime to “fraudulently personate another...
Is it a Crime to Drink in Public?

Is it a Crime to Drink in Public?

Canadian liquor laws are constructed provincially and not federally. However, the Government of Canada considers a beverage alcoholic in nature if it contains 1.1% or more alcohol by volume. The type of liquor you are consuming is irrelevant, it’s where you are...
Is it Illegal to Own a Monkey in Canada?

Is it Illegal to Own a Monkey in Canada?

In Canada, provincial and municipal bylaws regarding monkey and other exotic animal ownership  vary. As of  2003,  the Ontario Municipal Act gave municipalities the power to enact exotic animal bylaws. This means jurisdiction over exotic animal ownership is given to...

Is it Crime to Skinny Dip?

Skinny dipping, the act of swimming naked, can potentially be a criminal offence in Canada, depending upon the circumstances in which the act is committed. Section 174 of the Criminal Code of Canada: Nudity 174 (1) Every one who, without lawful excuse, (a) is nude in...
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