The second was the British parliament’s decision to decriminalize certain homosexual offenses.
Debate on the issue had been escalating in both British and Canadian media through the previous decade, following the release in 1957 of a public inquiry known as the Wolfenden Report, which recommended decriminalization.
The Liaison Committee, one of the first of its kind in Canada, consists of community, police and other criminal justice system representatives and is open to anyone who wants to participate.
It is co-chaired by community and police representatives.
Following Trudeau’s election to the prime minister’s office, his government passed Bill C-150 in May 1969, decriminalizing gay sex for the first time in Canada’s history.
Our meetings are usually held at the Ottawa Police Station located at 474 Elgin Street, on the third Monday of each month, beginning at p.m.
Britain held immense sway over Canadian policy throughout the many years in which homosexuality was criminalized.
In fact he was voted out of office after his first term. of double standards in claiming that Saddam Hussein was a 'brutal aggressor' for invading its neighbors – while the U. had been condemned by the United Nations for its own invasions of Grenada and Panama in the 1980s.'Another purported objective of the war, preserving peace and liberty in Kuwait, makes little sense.
It goes on: 'Following the Gulf War, Iraqi rebellions publicly urged by the then President [HW] George Bush, but which received no American support, led to tens of thousands more Iraqis killed or made homeless by their army, almost under the noses of retreating American troops. Kuwait is a dictatorship with a poor human rights record.