Youth and the Law

Youth and the Law


Find out how old you need to be to:

  • drive a car,
  • get a job,
  • buy alcohol,
  • vote in an election,
  • and more…

A treasure trove of educational resources matched to Alberta curriculum in a variety of subjects including social studies, science, CTS, CALM, and health and life skills.

Last updated: January 2013
  • What to do if your phone is lost,or stolen,
  • What to do if you bill is bigger than expected.

When Things Go Wrong With Mobile Phones: Foldable Version

Last updated: June 2012

The law for young parents, includes information about:

  • pregnancy,
  • adoption,
  • living together
  • getting married
  • and, child support.
Last updated: June 2015

The Youth Criminal Justics Act (YCJA) is legislation for young people between the ages of 12 and 18.

Last updated: February 2013