The age of majority in Canada is the age at which a person is considered by law to be an adult. A person younger than the age of majority is considered a "minor child. At the age of majority, the responsibility of parents, guardians, or child protective services generally ends. However, child support is determined by the court or agreement for each case and therefore may continue past the age of majority.
Canada - resident population, by gender and age group 2020
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A reminder that this article from our magazine Visions was published more than 1 year ago. It is here for reference only. Some information in it may no longer be current. It also represents the point of the view of the author only. See the author box at the bottom of the article for more about the contributor. PDF Vol. Immigrants and refugees face numerous challenges when they arrive in Canada, and older adults in particular may face additional hardships as they cope with the personal, family and society changes that affect mental health.
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For example, people in their 50s are at higher risk for severe illness than people in their 40s. Similarly, people in their 60s or 70s are, in general, at higher risk for severe illness than people in their 50s. Compared to younger adults, older adults are more likely to require hospitalization if they get COVID By understanding the factors that put you at an increased risk, you can make decisions about what kind of precautions to take in your daily life.
We should help older immigrants learn English or French as soon as possible so they don't feel so isolated. This article was published more than 9 years ago. Some information in it may no longer be current. June is Seniors' Month, a time to honour older Canadians - their knowledge, experience and the contributions they make every day to our country.