Dating in canada laws
By 2008, the average age for first marriage was much higher, 29.6 years for women and 31.6 years for men.
What has remained stable is that grooms are generally two years older than brides.
This was higher than the 1960s and 1970s, when people married at younger ages — for example, in 1972 the average age was 23.0 years for women and 25.4 years for men.
Also, couples are less likely to marry early and have children.
Marriage ceremonies are performed either by clergy during a religious ceremony or during a civil ceremony.
However, following the war, couples were reunited and the marriage rate rose.
Since the 1960s, marriage in Canada has undergone profound changes.