The Law and Youth Novice Drivers in Ontario: Part 3

Being young and driving with a G2 license in Ontario: What the law says This is Part Three of a three-part series on the law around novice driving and graduated licensing in Ontario. To see the scenarios on which this part is based, click here and here. The legal info was written by JFCY.  Image…

The Law and Youth Novice Drivers in Ontario: Part 1

This is Part One of a three-part series on the law around novice driving and graduated licensing in Ontario.  This comic was created by JFCY PLE Team volunteer Tony Young, a grade 12 student at Bayview Secondary School. Since Josh is a novice driver and under the age of 21, he can face legal penalties…

House Party Gone Wrong…

Bianca’s parents are going out of town this weekend and with a bit of convincing from her friend Hailey she decides that she should throw a party Saturday night. Hailey even promises that she can get the alcohol for the party; she assures Bianca that her older sister will make an LCBO trip for them…

Underage Drinking in a Public Park

Scenario: John, 16, was bored on a Sunday so he decided to call his best friend Sam, 17, to hang out. They decided to make their Sunday a little bit more adventurous. They went to a bar and asked for a drink but of course, the bartender asked for ID and they ended up getting…

Sex and Booze on Prom Night: Legal Issues

Scenario Andrew just turned 20 years old and graduated from high school this week.  This Saturday he is going to prom with his 14-year-old girlfriend, Maria, who is in grade 9. Andrew and Maria have been dating for about six months and Maria has decided that she would like to lose her virginity to Andrew…

Having Fun on Halloween

– Scenario by Lindsey Erickson and Ouran Li, Legal Information by JFCYAt fifteen years old, Jamie and her friends all agreed they were much too old to be trick-or-treating. This was the first year that they would have a real “grown-up” Halloween: co-ed, costumes, and, of course, alcohol. The group decided that they should definitely…

Concerts, Drug Use and Underage Drinking

Blogpost by JFCY volunteer Lucas Treleaven, law student Daniel Lo and JFCY lawyers.Fred is 17 and loves music. He goes to all his favourite bands concerts and owns all their T-shirts. One night he decided to go to a Blink 182 concert alone because his friends don’t really like Blink 182. He was having a great…