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Legal Drinking Age in Canada

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Definition:

The legal drinking age in Canada is the minimum age at which a person is allowed to buy and drink alcohol. The legal drinking age in Canada is determined by each province and territory in Canada.

The legal drinking age 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 - 19
  • Prince Edward Island - 19
  • Quebec - 18
  • Saksatchewan - 19
  • Yukon Territory - 19

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