Do you consider 18-year-olds to be adults? Should an 18-year-old be allowed to vote, buy porn and cigarettes, and fight in the military? Most people won’t hesitate to answer yes. So why can’t an 18-year-old adult have an alcoholic beverage?
The University of Saskatchewan Students' Union announced today in a press release they support dropping the legal drinking age in the province to 18 years old.
Would altering the legal drinking age be a proactive measure in curbing excessive binge drinking among youth? Jaclyn Lytle of the Fulcrum argues that the drinking age should not be altered, while Graham Briggs of The Martlet argues that it should be lowered to 18 in all of Canada.