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Age of Majority in Canada by Province

What is the Age of Majority in Each Canadian Province?


Many Canadian sweepstakes restrict entry to people who have reached their age of majority. However, the age at which a person is no longer considered a minor varies from province to province. Here is a guide to the age of majority by Canadian province, to help you determine whether you're eligible to enter sweepstakes.

Note that the age of majority by province can be influenced by other factors as well. For example, if a judge declares a minor emancipated, he or she usually receives majority at the same time. Many areas also give majority to minors who marry or who join the armed forces.

Age of Majority in Canadian Provinces

Canadian Province Age of Majority
Alberta 18
British Columbia 19
Manitoba 18
New Brunswick 18
Newfoundland and Labrador 19
Northwest Territories 19
Nova Scotia 19
Nunavut 19
Ontario 18
Prince Edward Island 18
Quebec 18
Saskatchewan 18
Yukon 19

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