Entry #1105: Same-sex marriage in Ontario

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IssueSame-sex marriage
Start DateJun 10, 2003
End Datenow
DescriptionThrough the case Halpern v. Canada, the definition of marriage as "one man and one woman" was changed to “the voluntary union for life of two persons to the exclusion of all others” to comply with the couples' equality rights under section 15(1) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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