Federal lawyers had ceased to contest such cases,  and only Alberta's Conservative provincial government remained officially opposed. The bill then received a quick passage through the Senate and passed third and final reading on June 21, receiving royal assent on June Debate was launched on July 4, and a Liberal closure motion limited debate on the bill to only four hours.
A lawyer is not required.
Sources: novascotia. The government wins on appeal in and the decision is overturned. Only in October did the House of Assembly approve a bill removing the terms "husband and wife" from the Solemnization of Marriage Act and substituting "spouses".
Beliefs, creeds. The court gives Ontario two years to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples.
But Canada's divorce laws don't allow people who haven't lived in Canada for at least a year to end their marriage. The class-action lawsuit was filed for gays and lesbians whose partners died before Jan. Two of the judges find the term "family status" was broad enough to include same-sex couples living together in a long-term relationship.
Our beliefs. Nova Scotia became the sixth jurisdiction in Canada and the ninth worldwide to legalise same-sex marriage.
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