December 24, 2018

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Federal Conservatives end party’s official opposition to same-sex marriage

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Believe it or not, the Conservative Party of Canada is finally catching up with the rest of Canada—11 years after the fact.

Although same-sex marriage was legalized nationally in Canada in 2005, the Conservative party still defined marriage as being only a union between a woman and a man in their official policy.

At the party’s convention in Vancouver on the weekend, delegates voted on May 28 to remove the definition from its official policy document in a 1,036 to 462 vote.

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