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

PUBLISHED :Monday, May 1, 2017 12:00 AM

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