Im 16 and dating a 23 year old
However, this law has been deemed unconstitutional and discriminatory, and has not been enforced since 1992.
In November 2016 the Minister of Justice introduced a bill to remove the provision from the .
Although it's legally 'okay', I believe that six years is way too young unless both people are over 20.
In Canada, the basic age of consent for sexual activity is 16 years old, but there are exceptions to this rule for people who are close in age and for people who are in a relationship of trust, dependency and/or authority.The age of consent, or the “age of protection” is the age at which a young person can legally consent to sexual activity. This means that as long as someone is 16 years old and the sexual activity is consensual, there is no criminal liability.Sexual contact with anyone under this age may be criminal, subject to a few exceptions.If someone is under 16 years old, they can have sex with someone within 5 years of their age.So, for example, a 14 year old can have sex with someone up to 18 years old (as long as the age gap is less than 5 years).
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12 and 13 year olds can also consent to sexual activity, but only if their partner is less than 2 years older.