Youth and the Law

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Youth and the Law

The Wireless Code was created by the CRTC to ensure that you know what your rights and responsibilities are in your mobile phone contract.

July 2018

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

How Old Do I Have to Be in Alberta to legally… (Poster)

Last updated: June 2019

Answers to some common “how old do I have to be” questions that young people have. This resource is great for teachers and youth workers. Pairs perfectly with the How Old Do I Have To Be poster.

Last Updated: 2019

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

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see the:
COVID-19 Alberta Law FAQ

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