Bill C-279

Response to Conservative MP Joan Crockatt, Alleged Egale Consultation, and Bill C-279 

During Calgary Pride, Conservative MP Joan Crockatt cited a consultation with Egale Canada Human Rights Trust as her rationale for opposing Bill C-279, stating that the Bill isn’t effective in protecting the rights of Canada’s trans community....
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Une décision décevante du Sénat expose les gens transgenres aux menaces et à la violence

Ottawa, 26 février 2015 – Droit à l’Égalité Trans au Canada, une coalition de la société civile promouvant les droits des personnes transgenres au Canada, est déçue que le Comité sénatorial des Affaires juridiques et constitutionnelles ait...
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Disappointing Senate decision exposes transgender people to threats and violence

Ottawa, February 26, 2015 – Trans Equality Rights in Canada, a civil society-based coalition advocating for the rights of transgender people in Canada, is disappointed that Canada’s Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs amended Bill...
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Egale Calls on Senate to Pass Gender Identity Bill on 16th Transgender Day of Remembrance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2014 TORONTO – Violence, or the threat of violence, based on gender identity or gender expression remains a reality for trans communities everywhere, which have recorded 226 murders—including 2 in Canada—since...
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