The Canadian Press

1999-05-20 | SCOC-Same-Sex-Support

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The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on May 28 that Ontario's definition of spouse as someone of the opposite sex is unconstitutional. Canadian Press reporter Dan Dugas said that meant hundreds of provincial and federal laws with similar definitions might have to be rewritten.

Date: 1999-05-20
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << this is a case that involved a Toronto woman whose denied alimony from another woman after a five year relationship because the Ontario law definition of suppose said that as well as had to be someone of the opposite sex the to settle the dispute out of court but the review of the definition continued by the High Court >>

Clip ID: 19990520CPCN001