The Canadian Press

1998-05-25 | Nova-Scotia-Same-Sex-Benefits

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The Nova Scotia government agreed to begin paying pension benefits to surviving partners in same-sex relationships. Wilson Hodder, who had taken his case to the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, said on May 25th he was pleased.

Date: 1998-05-25
Placeline: Halifax, NS, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it's simply not the principle of getting access to pension benefits because overall they are rather small, but to change the law with respect human rights and to ensure that gays and lesbians are treated equally with respect to pension benefits is the most important consideration >>

Clip ID: 19980525CPCN001