September 4, Alberta's populist premier". The Canadian Criminal Code explicitly forbids committing hate propaganda against sections of the public distinguished by sexual orientationgender identityor gender expression. Included in our Act are prohibitions of discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and discrimination on the grounds of religious freedom. Records of homosexuality and same-sex relations also exist, notably among the Mi'kmaq. The bill was passed by Parliament in July making Canada the fourth country to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide, and the first to do so without a residency requirement.
First, that the discriminatory standard is rationally connected to the service being provided.
The Conservative Partyled by Stephen Harperwon a minority government in the federal election on January 23, Daily Xtra. Same-sex couples in Canada gained most of the legal benefits of marriage in when the federal and provincial governments extended common law marriages to gay and lesbian couples.
It ordered same-sex marriages read into that act, permitting the plaintiffs, a lesbian couple, to divorce.