Transgender Rights Canada

Ontario's Transgender Inmates To Be Housed Based On Gender Identity

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Transgender inmates in Ontario will now be dealt with based on their own gender identity, not their physical sexual traits, a policy Ontario...

U.S. Military Urged To Follow Canada

CBC | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Politics

There are many things that make Canada distinct from the United States but aside from the usual clichés — passion for hockey, maple syrup, and Timb...

Alberta Takes Big Step To Protect Transgender Rights

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A judge has ruled that an Alberta law dealing with birth certificates violates the rights of transgender people.The ruling comes a week aft...

Transgender Rights Bill Gets To Finish Line -- But Senate Fails To Vote

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - An eight-year bid to include transgender rights in Canadian anti-discrimination and hate laws is likely to suffer another legislative setback...

Transgender Rights Bill Passes House — With No Help From Harper

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A bill that would make it illegal to discriminate against transgender Canadians was approved by the House of Commons on Wednesday.The Opposit...

Transgender Rights Bill Passes House — With No Help From Harper

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2013 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: This is a corrected story. Eighteen Conservatives supported the bill. An earlier version said 16 voted in favour. OTTAWA - A bill that woul...

Tories Accused Of Sabotaging Transgender Rights Bill

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The New Democrat MP behind a bill to protect transgender Canadians from discrimination is accusing a group of Conservatives of trying to sabo...