As young people, we stand unequivocally opposed to Bill C-22 on many grounds, which we will outline in four main points.
The first one is that the motivation for this bill is based out of illogical fear and hysteria about cases that are either already illegal or exaggerated.
Number two, increasing the age of consent would result in young people not seeking out vital information or services related to sexual health.
Number three, an increase in the age of consent would result in social workers and teachers being reluctant to provide adequate sexual health information to young people.
And number four, this bill will have a—