I'm really only posting this because, hell, we need a new topic. And this one's a hot one around here, at any rate.
So here're some links to help fill in those that may not know too much about the legislation in Parliment right now.
This one's got articles...from the Globe and Mail and National Post, I think. Probably'll give more than the international Reuters one, anyhow.
The question put forward is basically, "Do you support or oppose same-sex couples being allowed to marry and register their marriage with their provincial government?"
And at the same time, Svend Robinson's bill to protect gays under the anti-hate laws passed yesterday at 140-110. Here's a small article on that one.
Oh, and on a side-note, on Tuesday the provincial court of British Columbia decided that possession of marijuana was legal. Or, at the very least, not illegal.
Now, I haven't found too many weblinks regarding this from an American point-of-view, and it's difficult to transcribe what's shown on television, however - there has been quite a bit of grumbling from the Republicans. That's not terribly suprising, though.
Just like Rick Mercer so eloquently stated - "It's like we woke up and suddenly we're a European country."