Im 16 and dating a 23 year old

It's not illegal and a 6 year age difference is not crazy but at the age of 22 and 16, it's pretty weird.

As other people have said big age gaps can work but they usually work better as you get older, there is a huge difference in maturity between a 16 year and a 22 year old.

There are laws in Canada that restrict who can engage in sexual activity.

These laws view sexual activity as more than just vaginal sex.

If you have any questions about the legality of your relationship or a relationship you’re aware of, feel free to give us a call.

Ron Ellis is a criminal defence lawyer based in London, Ontario and practices criminal defence law all over Southwestern Ontario, including Grand Bend, Sarnia, Woodstock and Kitchener.

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