1. The age of marriage was 16 years old, but now it is at 18 years old to raise the age level of spouses.  Exception: Under the Marriage Act in Ontario, a person over 16 years old may get married with consent of parents. Raising the minimum age will help decrease the risk of early and forced marriage… Read more here: CIC

sudden change

  1. If parties are not physically present at the marriage ceremony, they are now considered an excluded relationship. Read more here: CIC


Both items came out on June 11 and are effective as of June 11, 2015.