Canada Gay Marriage

At Least 15,723,715 Of You Are Celebrating Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada Business

Over half of Canada's population will spend Valentine's Day with a sweetheart this year, with more same-sex couples marking the day than ever before. ...

Retiring B.C. Bishop Supported Same Sex Marriage

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - The long-time leader of the Anglican church in Metro Vancouver — who was at the centre of a controversy over same-sex marria...

Census Possibly Counted Roommates As Married Gay Couples

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Living

OTTAWA - An unexpectedly high number of same-sex marriages in places like the oilpatch left census-takers scratching their heads — until they realiz...

Government's "Fix" for Gay Marriage? Just Support It

Irwin Cotler | Posted 04.03.2012 | Canada Politics
Irwin Cotler

Until the Government briefly refused to recognize a same-sex marriage, its position had been that gay marriages are valid. The only thing that needs to be "fixed" is that a court decree should be sought making plain that this couple -- and by extension others similarly situated -- are in fact validly married.

Harper Backs Down on Gay Marriage

Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D | Posted 03.14.2012 | Canada
Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D

I suggest this whole incident be seen as an important moment. It is clear many, many Canadians are scared about the ideologically driven Federal government under Harper: Mr. Harper: take note. Conservative values are not Canadian values and many people are increasingly enraged by your policies.

Government Has Trouble Vowing to Gay Marriage

Irwin Cotler | Posted 03.16.2012 | Canada Politics
Irwin Cotler

On Friday, Justice Minister Rob Nicholson declared that the government viewed same-sex unions as valid, but blamed the situation on the previous Liberal government. But the minister's contention simply does not stand up to the facts.

Feds Pledge To Change Law To Clear Up Gay Marriage Confusion

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.14.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A legal loophole that could have undermined thousands of same-sex marriages will be remedied to ensure gay couples from abroad who marry in ...

Justice Minister Vows To Clarify Gay Marriage Law

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal justice minister says he will look at clarifying the law to ensure gay couples from abroad who marry in Canada can also get divor...