August 2, Since Septembermilitary chaplains have been allowed to bless same-sex unions and to perform these ceremonies on a military base. On considering the second question, the Court not only affirmed the validity of the legislation, they added that its purpose "flows from" the Charter.
Archived from the original on May 17, The September vote was extremely divisive, however. Is the opposite-sex requirement for marriage for civil purposes, as established by the common law and set out for Quebec in s.
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Religious tolerance. Comparing religions. Lahey, for the intervenors, Egale Canada Inc. They will continue to have this freedom in the future. Walsh - see Walsh v. The performance of religious rites is a fundamental aspect of religious practice.
December 9, Archived from the original on April 30, Amid a subsequent backlash in opinion, the Church remained remarkably quiet on the subject, at least in public, until late , when two Catholic bishops clearly stated their opposition to same-sex marriage.