Age of Consent: Young People, Sex and the Law

Canadian law says that the age of consent for sexual activity is 16 years old. This law protects young people from sexual exploitation. By law, adults (18 or older) cannot have sexual relations with people under 16. If you need help If you need help, contact PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Centre, Victim Services, or…

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Wills

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Powers of Attorney

This guide explains what a power of attorney is and how it can be used. You can download the publication below. A power of attorney is a legal document that gives another person the power to look after your financial and legal affairs. A power of attorney can be useful if:• You can’t look after…

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A Guide to Buying Property in PEI

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Preventing Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults

This publication is for anyone who wants to be informed about preventing abuse and neglect of older adults on PEI, Canada. You can download the publication below. This publication gives: Information about abuse and neglect. Tips for preventing abuse and neglect. Information about support services and resources. Prevention Tips for You Plan for your future…

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Medical Assistance in Dying in PEI

In Canada, only physicians and nurse practitioners are permitted to provide a patient with Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID). The Criminal Code of Canada was amended in 2016 to allow these professionals to provide a MAID service without being criminally charged as long as they follow all applicable rules outlined in the Criminal Code and…

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Health Care Decisions

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