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What is the Age of Majority in Canada?

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Definition: The age of majority in Canada is the age at which a person is considered by law to be an adult. A person younger than the age of majority is considered a "minor child."

The age of majority in Canada is determined by each province and territory in Canada.

The age of majority in the individual provinces and territories of Canada is

  • Alberta - 18
  • British Columbia - 19
  • Manitoba - 18
  • New Brunswick - 19
  • Newfoundland and Labrador - 19
  • Northwest Territories - 19
  • Nova Scotia - 19
  • Nunavut - 19
  • Ontario - 18
  • Prince Edward Island - 18
  • Quebec - 18
  • Saksatchewan - 18
  • Yukon Territory - 19

 

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