Conservative Alberta Premier Ralph Klein proposed putting the question to the public at large via a national referendum,  but his suggestion was rejected by all four party leaders. More than 3, same-sex couples had already married in those areas before the Civil Marriage Act was passed.
The case went to trial on December 20 and the next day, Mr. Download as PDF Printable version. Retrieved June 27, Retrieved February 13, Israel 6.
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Archived from the original on June 17, WHEREAS the Supreme Court of Canada has determined that the Parliament of Canada has legislative jurisdiction over marriage but does not have the jurisdiction to establish an institution other than marriage for couples of the same sex. Forum Research.
Minimal recognition. November 3, The Senate passed Bill C on third reading by a margin of 47 to 21 on July 19, Legal status of same-sex unions.
Same-sex marriage in New Brunswick has been legal since July 4, , when the province began issuing marriage licences to same-sex couples pursuant to a June 23 court ruling. Same-sex marriage law in Canada. Is the opposite-sex requirement for marriage for civil purposes, as established by the common law and set out for Quebec in s.
This motion was defeated the next day in a vote of nays to yeas. Common-law marriage Israel 6.