Question: Is a 16 year old dating a 20 legal in Canada?

With the recent change to the criminal code of Canada, the age of consent for nonexploitative sexual activity is now 16 years. For example, a 15-year-old can consent to having sexual intercourse with a 20-year-old, but not with a 21-year-old.

Is it OK for a 16 year old to date a 20 year old?

Its generally legal for a 16 year old and a 20 year old to have sex in OK.

Canadas age of consent The age of consent to sexual activity is 16 years. In some cases, the age of consent is higher (for example, when there is a relationship of trust, authority or dependency). In other words, a person must be at least 16 years old to be able to legally agree to sexual activity.

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