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Supreme Court hearing on equal marriage, Reference

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Title

Supreme Court hearing on equal marriage, Reference

Subject

Marriage Equality, Human Rights,

Description

This video is a excerpt from the Reference period for the Supreme Court hearing on equal marriage on October 6-7, 2004. With speakers from both sides of the case, some state that equal marriage is a human rights issue according to the Charter of Human Right, while others assert that it is not and the institution of marriage should not change in definition.
Speakers include Lauri Arron, Director of Advocacy for Egale Canada Inc.; Derek Roguski; Janet Epp-Buckingham, Director of Law and Policy for the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada; Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes, Senior Pastor for the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto (MCCT) and the first pastor to perform same sex marriages in Ontario; R. Douglas Elliott, lawyer for MCCT.

Creator

Nancy Nicol

Source

Clip is original footage for documentary series, From Criminity to Equality, including Stand Together (2002), The Queer Nineties (2009), Politics of the Heart (2005) and The End of Second Class (2006), Produced and Directed by Nancy Nicol. http://www.yorku.ca/nnicol/documentary.html

Date

2004-10-06, 2004-10-07

Rights

Copyright held by Nancy Nicol

Format

.mov

Language

English, French

Type

Moving image

Identifier

2016-074

Coverage

2004, Ottawa

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Citation

Nancy Nicol, “Supreme Court hearing on equal marriage, Reference,” The ArQuives Digital Exhibitions, accessed September 19, 2019, http://digitalexhibitions.arquives.ca/items/show/672.