However, the age of consent is 18 years where the sexual activity "exploits" the young person when it involves prostitution, pornography or occurs in a relationship of authority, trust or dependency (e.g., with a teacher, coach or babysitter).
Sexual activity can also be considered exploitative based on the nature and circumstances of the relationship, e.g., the young person’s age, the age difference between the young person and their partner, how the relationship developed (quickly, secretly, or over the Internet) and how the partner may have controlled or influenced the young person.
Last year, 635 British people, in addition to their spouses and children, became permanent residents of Canada after applying through the federal skilled worker programme.
When I was 21, I randomly set my dating age cap at 30, and it’s sort of stuck there ever since. If Jordan Catalano ever showed any glimmer of interest, well.
Unfortunately, I’m definitely not 21 any more, and 30 is, well, not that much older than me.
As well, those accused of gun crimes will find it tougher to get bail.
The new law places "reverse onus" bail conditions on those accused of gun crimes.
Previously, the Crown had to prove to a judge that those accused of gun crimes should be detained.