Most laws which affect couples are within provincial rather than federal jurisdiction. Main article: Members of the 39th Canadian Parliament and same-sex marriage. Several Liberals retained their original stance, however, and thus the vote was not defined purely along party lines.
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Status of same-sex unions around the world. December 21, Inat the 37th General Council, commissioners affirmed that "human sexual orientations, whether heterosexual or homosexual, are a gift from God and part of the marvellous diversity of creation.
Clerk Gerald Nelson rejected their application because they were a same-sex couple, and a trial court upheld his decision. Crabtree in Marie v. Lesbiangaybisexualand transgender LGBT topics. Archived from the original on March 22, Religious news.
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Crews on the scene of seven wildfires in Nova Scotia. The September vote was extremely divisive, however. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Ontario. Same-sex marriage was originally recognized by law as a result of cases in which courts in eight out of ten of Canada's provinces, and in one of its three territories, ruled existing bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.