It has since been altered and updated by Jay Makarenko. The following table provides a breakdown of how the federal parties voted in the House of Commons:. Some progressive Jewish congregations have also supported same-sex marriage.
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Main article: Same-sex marriage in Portugal. In Septemberthe Coalition Government announced its intention to introduce same-sex civil marriage in England and Wales by the May general election. Briefs submitted to the government by various groups:. Retrieved July 14, Constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
December 7, Passage of the Civil Marriage Act made same-sex marriage legal in the provinces of Alberta and Prince Edward Island and the territories of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories effective July 20, In the United States of America before the case of Obergefell v.
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Archived from the original on March 12, The reason I cite these examples is to illustrate to the Committee that gays and lesbians in Canada today continue to face disadvantage and discrimination in general, in spite of the laws already in place to guard against it.
Under the Canadian human rights system, when a decision-maker examines a claim of discrimination, he asks a number of questions: are people treated differently because of a prohibited ground of discrimination; is a distinction drawn on the basis of personal characteristics?