Senate must address concerns over transgender rights
It is very likely that even without an amendment to Bill C-16, the courts will understand gender rights to be belief-based and interpret those rights accordingly. But Parliament needs to make this explicit.
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, pictured in this file photo on the Hill, has said Bill C-16 will make it easier for the courts to interpret these existing protections and raise awareness about gender rights. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright