Defeat of the bill in Parliament would have continued the status quo and probably incremental legalization, jurisdiction by jurisdiction, via court challenges. Canada ". Fox News. Same-sex marriage was legally recognized in the provinces and territories as of the following dates:.
September 24, Main article: Same-sex marriage in Saskatchewan. Inthe House of Commons overwhelmingly passed a resolution to re-affirm the definition of marriage as "the union of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others". November 29, March 19, Namespaces Article Talk.
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Harper had campaigned on the promise of holding a free vote on a motion to re-open the debate on same-sex marriage. CBC News. However, this decision stopped short of giving them the right to full legal marriage. Same-sex union legislation Same-sex union court cases Timeline of same-sex marriage Recognition of same-sex unions in Africa Recognition of same-sex unions in Asia Recognition of same-sex unions in Europe Recognition of same-sex unions in the Americas Recognition of same-sex unions in Oceania Marriage privatization Divorce of same-sex couples Domestic partnership Military policy Adoption Listings by country LGBT rights by country or territory.
On January 14, , Reverend Brent Hawkes forced the issue by performing two same-sex marriages, taking advantage of the fact that Ontario law authorizes him to perform marriages without a previous license, via the issuance of banns of marriage.
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