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INFOGRAPHIC | Same-sex marriages by the numbers

A statistical snapshot of gay and lesbian unions in Canada

Last Updated: Jan. 12, 2012

Gay and lesbian couples in 2005 began legally tying the knot after Canada passed the Civil Marriage Act. A year later Statistics Canada began gathering data on same-sex marriage, counting the number of unions in its 2006 Census. The infographic below is a snapshot of same-sex marriages in Canada.



By Duk Han Lee
Source: 2006 Census, Statistics Canada

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