Bill C-22: Enflaming an anti-sex crusade?

October 25, 2006 | by Peter Jon Mitchell , Research Analyst, Institute of Marriage and Family Canada
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  1. Rabinovitch, J. (2002) Considerations on the Age of Consent to Sexual Activity. Office of the Honourable Landon Pearson. p. 4. [Electronic version] Retrieved from
  2. Lehmann, A. as quoted by Black, D (2006, June 19) Age of Consent Uproar; Will law protect vulnerable kids…or criminalize teenage sex? Police welcome protection against child exploitation youth workers see criminalization of teen sex. Toronto Star, A1.
  3. Ibid., A1.
  4. Ibid., A1.
  5. Rabinovitch, 4.
  6. Wolak, J., Finkelhor, D., Mitchell, K. (2004) Internet-initiated Sex Crimes against Minors: Implications for Prevention Based on Findings from a Nation Study. Journal of Adolescent Health, Vol. 35, No. 5, p.15.
  7. Ibid., 15.
  8. Web luring case raises age-of-consent issue (2005, March 11) CBC News. [Electronic version] Retrieved from
  9. Rupert, J. (2005, March 8) U.S. Man Accused of Luring Boy 14 to Hotel for Sex: Charge Relates to Internet. Ottawa Citizen, D1.

Source: Statistics Canada 2001 Census: 95F0300XCB01004, 97F0003XCB01002