One of the couples, Chris Vogel and Richard North, had legally sought the right to marry, in a high-profile case inbut had been denied. However, some major religious groups spoke in favour of legalizing same-sex marriage. In comparison, the U.
By49 percent of Americans agreed, 18 percent of Canadians. May 25,
Archived from the original on July 19, Toronto Sun. What happened to that clean cold land of Mounties, Dudley Do-Right, loons on lakes, loons on coins, cheese on french fries? It protects the right to demonstrate on public streets. Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico Cityin certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases.
The company says the restaurant will be closed on Sundays, in line with its policy for U. Civil status is of provincial jurisdiction in Canada. See also: Transgender rights in Canada. In all provinces to a variable extentbut none of the territories  .
On March 1,the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the federal government must pay Canada Pension Plan benefits to surviving same-sex spouses. As of the given dates, the legality was authoritatively established.
Plenty of Canadians have made their mark, but somehow that hasn't really helped define their homeland. Archived from the original on March 12, It has been stated that the right to freedom of assembly, along with freedom of expression, does not include the right to physically impede or blockade lawful activities".