Tories move to raise age of consent

This is probably a good idea, when you think about it. Yes, the current age of consent is 14.
CBC News: Tories move to raise age of consent
The Conservative government introduced a bill on Thursday that would raise the age of sexual consent by two years to 16.
‘Adults who sexually prey upon young people are the targets of these reforms, not consenting teenagers,’ said Justice Minister Vic Toews. (CBC)
If passed, the new law would mean most adults who have sex with girls or boys aged 14 or 15 could face criminal charges.
“Adults who sexually prey upon young people are the targets of these reforms, not consenting teenagers,” said Justice Minister Vic Toews, who said the bill will rename the Age of Consent law to the Age of Protection law.
The proposed legislation includes a close-in-age exception, which means that teens who are 14 or 15 can have a sexual partner who is “less than five years older.”