Instead, it would propose a draft Civil Marriage Act and refer it to the Supreme Court for an advisory opinion. In Hincks v. The case was to be heard on May 27 but ended when the federal government legalized same-sex marriage.
As mentioned above, Canadian cohabiting same-sex couples are entitled to many of the same legal and financial benefits as married opposite-sex couples. June 15, July 21, Some of Turner's family chose not to attend due to their religious beliefs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Director of Communications Meghan Kilty said that many dioceses have been performing same-sex marriages, such as that of the Toronto bishop, Kevin Robertsonin at the Cathedral Church of St. Recognition of foreign marriage for parental rights Same sex couples can live together, but no legal obligation for them Offer "partnership certificates", which provide some tools such as hospital visitation rights but do not offer any legal recognition Limited to spouses of foreign diplomatic officials.
The Premier of AlbertaRalph Klein, wanted to prevent same-sex marriages from being performed or recognized in Alberta, but eventually admitted that the province's chances of doing so were slim to none, and said Alberta would obey the legislation.
Ina poll by Forum Research showed that Neither performed nor recognized in American Samoa or some tribal nations.
On September 13, , a lesbian couple known as "M. Main article: Same-sex marriage in the Northwest Territories. Find out more about cookies.