Hours following the ruling, Michael Leshner and Michael Stark are hitched in a ceremony in Toronto

Hours following the ruling, Michael Leshner and Michael Stark are hitched in a ceremony in Toronto

Both men played an integral part in the court situation.

June 11, 2003

Ontario Attorney General Norm Sterling announces that the province will obey regulations and register same-sex marriages. Almost two dozen homosexual couples used for marriage licences in Ontario on June 10.

June 17, 2003

Prime Minister Jean Chretien announces legislation to create same-sex marriages appropriate, while at exactly the same time allowing churches as well as other spiritual teams to «sanctify marriage while they notice it.» it indicates Ottawa will perhaps not impress two provincial court rulings permitting same-sex unions. «there clearly was a development in culture,» Chretien stated.

July 8, 2003

British Columbia becomes the province that is second legalize same-sex marriages. Читать/смотреть далее