Same Sex Marriage Canada

It's About Time, Alberta

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta will bring in legislation this session to recognize the validity of same-sex marriages, Premier Dave Hancock said Thursday.Hancock ...

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. ...

Althia Raj

Same Sex, Common Law And Doing Without — The Changing Face Of Marriage In Canada

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada Living

Gay and lesbian couples are walking down the aisle like never before, the 2011 Census suggests. The number of same-sex marriages nearly tripled bet...

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...

Feds To Close Same Sex Marriage Loophole

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA _ The federal government is moving to close a legal loophole that could have undermined thousands of gay marriages around the world. The gov...

Harper Gov't Comes Out as (Surprise!) Global Leader in Gay Rights

Josh D. Scheinert | Posted 03.31.2012 | Canada Politics
Josh D. Scheinert

It was never a Conservative campaign promise. But slowly, as events abroad have dictated, Canada has responded and grown bolder. What was at first thought to be an exception has become the norm: Canada's Conservative government is a forceful, credible advocate for international gay rights.

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.

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 ...

Government's Gay-Marriage Gaffe

Gavin Charles | Posted 03.14.2012 | Canada Politics
Gavin Charles

Canada has already recognized the legitimacy of same-sex marriage, in both the courtroom and the legislature. It's downright silly for Canada to refuse to divorce a couple it agreed to marry on the grounds that the marriage never really happened.

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...