The federal government introduces its same-sex marriage bill in the House of Commons. If passed, Bill C-38, the Civil Marriage Act, would give married same-sex partners the same legal recognition as other married couples, but still protects religious freedoms. Religious institutions would not be forced to perform a marriage that is contrary to 4.1/5(11).
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This article lists the members of the 38th Parliament of Canada and how they voted on Bill C-38, now known as the Civil Marriage Act.Bill C-38 amended the Marriage Act of Canada to recognize same-sex marriage (SSM). The 38th Parliament began with the federal election of June 28, 2004, and was dissolved on November 29, 2005.It was dissolved prior to the election of January 23, 2006.
The main result of the bill was symbolic: same-sex couples could marry anywhere in Canada for the first time. The government considered their relationships equal to those of opposite-sex couples. Previous to this date, about 10% of Canadian same-sex couples lived .