New bill will give transgender Canadians equal protections

The Trudeau government introduced on Tuesday federal legislation that would guarantee legal and human rights protection to transgender people across Canada, casting it as the latest in a Liberal tradition of human rights advancements.

The proposed legislation was met with loud cheers and applause from several members and advocates of the transgender community who were invited to join the justice minister on the occasion of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.

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