Bill C-389 Update June 8
Bill C-389 would add protections for gender identity and gender expression to the Criminal Code of Canada and the Canada Human Rights Act, securing express inclusion in employment and housing non-discrimination, and hate crimes provisions.
For those who weren’t sure what happened in the vote at the end of second reading today, the bill was sent to a Judicial committee for review, and will then come back for a third reading and final vote (as far as I can tell — I’m still a bit new at Parliamentary process). The committee apparently has up to 60 sitting days to review the legislation. I’ll be looking for further details shortly.