O'Keeffe says discovering evidence of these kinds of debate has both "enriched and complicated" what we know about public opinion in this pre-Victorian era. On December 6,the government brought in a motion asking if the issue of same-sex marriage debate should be re-opened. On December 9,Prime Minister Paul Martin indicated that the federal government would introduce legislation expanding marriage to same-sex couples.
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The degree of overestimation was evaluated to be between 0 and 4, couples in at the national level. The Senate passed Bill C on third reading by a margin of 47 to 21 on July 19, Legal guardianships nationwide, except Hong Kong and Macauresidency rights for foreign spouses of legal residents Hong Kong.
Status of same-sex unions around the world. Those with a higher income, a university degree or who were born in Canada were also more likely to support same-sex marriage. In May , members of the Conservative Party of Canada voted 1,— to change the party's political platform from defining marriage as "a union between one man and one woman" to a neutral stance.
Main article: Same-sex marriage in Nova Scotia. Brett Alford-Jones saw the orange scrawl on the garage of the Pickering home where he lives with his husband Paul on Tuesday evening, after picking up their 5-year-old daughter from ballet practice.