JusticeTrans stands with Two Spirit, trans, non-binary, intersex, and gender non-conforming communities in Quebec to call out the transphobic amendments Bill 2 intends to make to the Quebec Civil Code and to other pieces of legislation. This Bill would force anyone wishing to change their sex designation to provide proof… Read More »Communiqué concernant le Projet de loi 2
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 »Passeport
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
According to the CBC, on March 19, 2019, the Canadian Armed Forces issued new directives, updating the directive from 2011. The Military section of JT will be updated shortly to reflect this.
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.