Retrieved October 13, Main article: Members of the 39th Canadian Parliament and same-sex marriage. Archived from the original on February 7, Degree of recognition unknown. Like other proponents of the Equality Campaign, Alan Joyce believes there has been such a consistently high level of community support for change over time that a vote in parliament, not a survey of public attitudes, was the most effective way to drive marriage reform.
Status of same-sex unions around the world. Credit Records. If both parties are not available to apply in person, contact Vital Statistics. In Hincks v. August 2, By21, same-sex marriages had been celebrated in Canada.
More on:. On December 6,the government brought in a motion asking if the issue of same-sex marriage debate should be re-opened. CBC News. The Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada CIC acknowledges same-sex marriages contracted in Canada between immigration applicants and Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file. 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.
Archived from the original on June 25, Declaration of Montreal. Retrieved February 19, The court also ruled that given freedom of religion in the Charter of Rights, and wording of provincial human rights codes, it was highly unlikely that religious institutions could be compelled to perform same-sex marriages, though because solemnization of marriage is a matter for provincial governments, the proposed bill could not actually guarantee such protections.
Archived from the original on March 12, Key points: Cabinet yet to decide how to fund "yes" and "no" campaigns for same-sex marriage plebiscite Concerns raised over whether funding should be equal Former PM Tony Abbott tight-lipped about original funding plan Cabinet has yet to decide whether any public money will be allocated to fund the "for" and "against" cases.