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About Bill C-279

Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee

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British Colombia Senators Support Bill C-279

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Quebec Senators Support Bill C-279

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Saskatchewan Senators Support Bill C-279

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Prince Edward Island Senators Support Bill C-279

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Yukon Territories Senators Support Bill C-279

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Ontario Senators Support Bill C-279

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Nunavut Senators Support Bill C-279

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Nova Scotia Senators Support Bill C-279

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Northwest Territories Senators Support Bill C-279

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Newfoundland and Labrador Senators Support Bill C-279

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New Brunswick Senators Support Bill C-279

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Manitoba Senators Support Bill C-279

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Alberta Senators Support Bill C-279

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Pop Quiz! Support the Gender Identity Bill!

Bill C-279, the Gender Identity Bill, will be coming up for a vote in the House of Commons very soon. ... more

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Who gave you the right? Support the Gender Identity Bill!

Bill C-279, the Gender Identity Bill, will be coming up for a vote in the House of Commons very soon. ... more

Second Committee Hearing Postponed

Today's scheduled Justice and Human Rights Committee hearing on the Gender Identity Bill has been postponed due to unscheduled votes ... more

Human Rights Protections for Trans People Around the World

Human Rights Protections for Trans People Around the World 17 Countries with laws prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity 1, 2 Albania Argentina Australia ... more

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Prohibited grounds for discrimination

CANADIAN HUMAN RIGHTS ACT  R.S., c. H-6 1. Section 2 of the Canadian Human Rights Act is replaced by the following: Purpose 2. ... more

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Section 318 of the Criminal Code

  CRIMINAL CODE R.S., c. C-46 3. Subsection 318(4) of the Criminal Code is replaced by the following:  Definition of “identifiable group” (4) In this ... more

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Section 718 of the Criminal Code

CRIMINAL CODE R.S., c. C-46 4. Subparagraph 718.2(a)(i) of the Act is replaced by the following:   (i) evidence that the offence was ... more

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Read full text of Bill C-279

 SUMMARY This enactment amends the Canadian Human Rights Act to include gender identity and gender expression as prohibited grounds of discrimination. This ... more