Perhaps in 20 or 50 years there will be, but in the next five years sufficient money has not been allocated. Some would argue that the proposed legislation is an attack on freedom of religion, which is also protected by the Charter.
One witness noted that we should not be lulled into feeling that we have now protected children from pornography and that this bill is only one way of doing it. The committee published a unanimous report, entitled "Equality for All," at the end of
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In respect of the family, we heard important testimony at committee that I will relate in conclusion. Beyond that, at this moment I cannot advise Senator Cochrane. No minister of religion may be compelled to solemnize a civil union to which there is an impediment according to the minister's religion and the discipline of the religious society to which he or she belongs.
The view that a family consists of a father, a mother and two or three children is part of the Canadian reality but it is not the dominant reality of Canada. We French-Canadians here are trying to build this country; we are trying to build it with our friends in Alberta and we are trying to set an example for the rest of the world, as Senator Carstairs said.
Some senators might believe it to be a unique and undesirable practice, but I think observations are a way to signal concerns about a bill.