When was same sex marriage made legal in Canada?
Same-sex marriage in Canada was progressively introduced in several provinces by court decisions beginning in 2003 before being legally recognized nationwide with the enactment of the Civil Marriage Act on July 20, 2005.
What was the first state to allow same sex residents to marry?
state of Massachusetts17 May: Same-sex marriage becomes legal in the U.S. state of Massachusetts after the Legislature failed to take any action in the 180 days period given by the state's Supreme Court. It became the first U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage.
How many same sex marriages are in Canada?
72,880 sameAccording to the 2016 Census, there were 72,880 same‑sex couples in Canada in 2016, representing 0.9% of all couples. From 2006 to 2016, the number of same‑sex couples increased much more rapidly (+60.7%) than the number of opposite‑sex couples (+9.6%).