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Discriminatory — But Defensible?

From: Gay Marriage

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Judge Ian H. Pitfield of the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling in 2001 that excluding gays and lesbians from the institution of marriage was discriminniatory under the charter of rights and freedoms and the opposition to this ruling, an overview of same-sex marriage through history in different countries to exemplify that marriage has not always been strictly a heterosexual institution, and the fight to change the definition of marriage under the law which had a positive result in Ontario

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Sylvain Larocque

SYLVAIN LAROCQUE is a political correspondent for The Canadian Press who has been reporting on the same-sex marriage debate since 2000. He has been a reporter for Montreal's La Presse and Ottawa's Le Droit, and holds a Bachelor of Education from McGill University.

Louisa Blair

SYLVAIN LAROCQUE is a political correspondent for The Canadian Press who has been reporting on the same-sex marriage debate since 2000. He has been a reporter for Montreal's La Presse and Ottawa's Le Droit, and holds a Bachelor of Education from McGill University.