Question: Can a 30 year old date a 17 year old 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. 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.

Is a 17 year old dating a 30 year old legal?

There is nothing illegal about such a relationship - as long as it is not sexual. In most US states, the age of consent is 18, and if sex is consummated (in some cases without the consent of the parents), then such an act would be considered statutory rape.

What age can a 17 year old date in Canada?

If you are 16 or 17, you have reached the age of consent for sexual activity, as long as your partner is at least 14 years old.

16 years The age of consent in Canada is 16 years. This is the age that criminal law recognizes the legal capacity of a young person to consent to sexual activity. Generally, it is legal to have sexual contact with someone who is 16 years or older if they agree to have sex with you.

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