Entry #1411: Conversion therapy in Canada

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RegionCanada
IssueConversion therapy
Statusvaries
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionConversion therapy in Canada is not yet banned at a Federal level and many ex-gay organizations and groups who endorse conversion/reparative therapy continue to operate as registered charities. Some provinces have made gestures or passed laws to make conversion therapy illegal both for sexual orientation and gender identity.
Sourceshttp://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2013/10/07/undercover-journalist-joins-and-exposes-toronto-program-that-claims-to-turn-gay-people-straight/ http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/10/06/pray-away-the-gay-conversion-therapy-groups-face-heat-over-charity-status/ http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/conversion-therapy-for-lgbtq-youth-to-be-banned-in-ontario-1.3101640
Reports (17)
  • Newer law has been passed "Canada has banned conversion therapy on the 22nd of June. Source: https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/canadian-lawmakers-pass-bill-criminalizing-lgbt-conversion-therapy-2021-06-22/"
  • Status is not correct "Conversion therapy is illegal across all of Canada as of June 2021."
  • Newer law has been passed "Calgary Alberta passed a bylaw to ban conversion therapy in 2020 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/conversion-therapy-ban-calgary-1.5584113"
  • Newer law has been passed "canada has passed a bill making conversion therapy illegal and is in the process "
  • Status is not correct "Yukon & Prince Edward Island has banned it"
  • Other "Just adding another entry. Currently under reveiw and looks like a fedral ban is going to be passed in order to ban conversion theorpy. https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/feds-re-introduce-bill-to-crack-down-on-conversion-therapy-opposition-seeks-changes-1.5128221"
  • Status is not correct "Also banned in Yukon and Nova Scotia https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/conversion-therapy-ban-lgbtq-bill-manitoba-ontario-1.4838311 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/conversion-therapy-banned-yukon-1.5796188"
  • Newer law has been passed "Bill C-6 amending the Criminal Code was introduced in the House of Commons on 1 October 2020"
  • Newer law has been passed "as of march 2020 the FEDERAL government has now banned any sort of conduct that resembles conversion therapy and it bans sending children abroad for such cases."
  • Status is not correct "Nova Scotia bans it"
  • Status is not correct "Nova Scotia put a ban in place in 2018. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/conversion-therapy-ban-lgbtq-bill-manitoba-ontario-1.4838311 "
  • Status is not correct "https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/conversion-therapy-ban-lgbtq-bill-manitoba-ontario-1.4838311 Nova Scotia also banned the practice recently "
  • Status is not correct "conversion Therapy is also banned in Nova Scotia"
  • Status is not correct "Nova Scotia has banned conversion therapy"
  • Status is not correct "Bill C16 protects against this now. As of 2017"
  • Status is not correct "Conversion therapy is also banned in Manitoba. Cbc news "
  • Status is not correct "Manitoba has prohibited Conversion therapy in 2015. http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/conversion_therapy.html"


Revision History (2)

Revision by litui

Old Value New Value (Current)
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NoteConversion therapy in Canada is not banned, and many ex-gay organizations and groups who endorse conversion/reparative therapy continue to operate as registered charities.Conversion therapy in Canada is not yet banned at a Federal level and many ex-gay organizations and groups who endorse conversion/reparative therapy continue to operate as registered charities. Some provinces have made gestures or passed laws to make conversion therapy illegal both for sexual orientation and gender identity.
Sourceshttp://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2013/10/07/undercover-journalist-joins-and-exposes-toronto-program-that-claims-to-turn-gay-people-straight/ http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/10/06/pray-away-the-gay-conversion-therapy-groups-face-heat-over-charity-status/ http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2013/10/07/undercover-journalist-joins-and-exposes-toronto-program-that-claims-to-turn-gay-people-straight/ http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/10/06/pray-away-the-gay-conversion-therapy-groups-face-heat-over-charity-status/ http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/conversion-therapy-for-lgbtq-youth-to-be-banned-in-ontario-1.3101640

Revision by danlev

Old Value (Original) New Value
NoteMany ex-gay organizations and groups who endorse conversion/reparative therapy continue to operate as registered charities.Conversion therapy in Canada is not banned, and many ex-gay organizations and groups who endorse conversion/reparative therapy continue to operate as registered charities.

litui created this entry.