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Same-sex marriages (SSM) in Canada

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Overview:

The Province of Saskatchewan in Canada is located to the west of Manitoba and Ontario, and to the north of the states of Montana and North Dakota in the U.S. 1 Statistics Canada estimated that the 2003 population of the province was 994,800 persons. 2 During 2004-SEP, Saskatchewan became the seventh political jurisdiction in Canada in which a lawsuit was successfully initiated to expand marriage to include same-sex couples.

The lawsuit was successful, as all of the six previous ones have been. SSM was legalized by court order in the province as of 2004-NOV-05.

In 2005-JUL, a federal law was passed that made SSM available in every territory and province, except for Prince Edward Island (PEI). Faced with a lawsuit, PEI conformed with the law, making SSM available Canada-wide.

A marriage commissioner refused to marry a same-sex couple in 2005. He was convicted of violating the province's Human Rights Code, and fined.

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bulletEvents leading to SSM in Saskatchewan

bulletThe lawsuit that legalized SSM

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  1. "Montana," World Atlas, at" http://www.worldatlas.com/
  2. "Population, provinces and territories," Statistics Canada, 2003 estimates. See: http://www.statcan.ca/

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Originally written: 2004-OCT-11
Latest update: 2011-FEB-28
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