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Unformatted text preview: as moving away from home, before graduation from high school. However, as stated above, any age- based restriction will be imperfect in its application, and no other age relates more closely to this relevant changing point in an individual’s life. As such, I am satisfied that 18 is the appropriate age at which to draw the line. (Lefsrud) I respectfully disagree with Lefsrud J. in the above reasons. Both Canadian History (CHC2D) and Civics (CHV2O) are mandatory courses that must be completed in grade 10. Further, social studies courses are not mandatory for students in grades 11 and 12. Students in Canada are placed in grades that correspond to their age and most students in grade 10 will be about 15 to 16 years old as a result. A reasonable conclusion can be then drawn that most Canadian citizens by the age of 16 will have completed both CHC2D and CHV2O in their studies. A further argument could be made that citizens above the age of 16 will not pursue further social studies courses as they are no longer mandatory. Using Justice Lefsrud’s logic and sequence of arguments, the age of 16 does not coincide for every individual with passing both their Canadian History and Civics courses. Some may pass both courses before the age of 16, some may pass both courses after the age of 16, and some may never pass either one or both of those c...
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