On Thursday January 28, 2021, the Quebec Superior Court made a ruling in a case brought by the Centre for Gender Advocacy at Concordia University, supported by Egale Canada Human Rights Trust, LGBT Family Coalition and Gender Creative Kids Canada. The case centred around challenges… Read More »Legal Progress in Quebec for Trans and Non-Binary People
Annonce de projet et de financement (English) JusticeTrans est heureuse d’annoncer le lancement du projet Amélioration des connaissances et renforcement des capacités pour l’accès à la justice des personnes trans financé par Femmes et Égalité des genres Canada (FEGC). Ce projet aidera grandement JusticeTrans à… Read More »Annonce de projet et de financement // Project and Funding Announcement
On 9 March 2020, Bill C-8 (An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)) underwent its first reading in Parliament. Bill C-8 is meant to amend the Criminal Code of Canada to criminalize conversion therapy, and in so doing has proposed narrow definitions of… Read More »JusticeTrans’ Statement on Bill C-8 (prohibition of “conversion therapy”)
The Federal Government announced in June that the ‘X’ option would become available on Canadian passports. The Federal Passport page has been updated to reflect this. Due to the highly specific nature of individual situations, it is best to refer to the Government website. The… Read More »Passport
As of July 9, 2019, Nova Scotians can now update their gender markers on their birth certificate, provincial ID, driver’s license, and health card. Gender markers can be changed to ‘F’, ‘M’, or ‘X’. If it is your first time changing your gender marker, you… Read More »Nova Scotia Gender Markers
On March 8, 2019, it was reported that students would soon have the option of self-identifying as ‘x’ on their school records. The Nova Scotia page has been updated to reflect this. For more information, please click here.
Recently, the Supreme Court of British Columbia issued a ruling pertaining to a trans-identified youth. The ruling was individual in nature and may be appealed. At the present time, we are refraining from making any adjustments to the site given that it was an individual… Read More »BC Supreme Court Ruling
As of February 11, 2019, Nova Scotia residents now have the option to remove their gender marker from their health cards. The Nova Scotia Gender Marker page has been updated to reflect this change.