Canada

SRS No Longer Required For Updated Passports In Canada

SRS No Longer Required For Updated Passports In Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada has removed the requirement for proof of sex reassignment surgery (SRS) to support an applicant’s request to change the sex designation on a citizenship certificate, such as a passport.

Trans-Inclusive Swim at Vancouver Pool Welcomes Everyone

Trans-Inclusive Swim at Vancouver Pool Welcomes Everyone

Vancouver’s Templeton Pool is hosting their first trans-inclusive public swim this weekend with the goal of providing a safe environment for people to access the pool, change rooms, washrooms, and showers without fear of discrimination based on their gender identity.

Canadian Green Party Calls Transgender Candidate a First

Canadian Green Party Calls Transgender Candidate a First For Provincial Election Campaign

The Green Party of Saskatchewan is trumpeting the nomination of B Garneau, a candidate running in the constituency of Regina Wascana Plains for the upcoming provincial election, as history in the making. Garneau, the party noted, is the first transgender person to seek election, provincially, in Saskatchewan. Garneau does not identity with a particular gender.

P.E.I. Adding Gender Rights To Legislation

P.E.I. Adding Gender Rights To Legislation

The P.E.I. government has introduced legislation which would prohibit discrimination based on gender expression and gender identity, adding to a list that already prohibits discrimination based on age, race, religion, sexual orientation and a number of other factors.

Clinic for Transgender Youth Opens at Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital

Clinic for transgender youth opens at Toronto's Sick Kids hospital

Beginning this month, transgender teens in the Greater Toronto Area will have better access to healthcare services with the opening of the Transgender Youth Clinic at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). The Transgender Youth Clinic is the first and only transgender adolescent clinic in Toronto.