Canada's 1st same-sex marriage couple celebrates 10 years

The first same-sex couple in Canada to become legally married is celebrating 10 years since that historical day, and reflecting on the significance of the union on June 10, 2003.

Gay marriage 10th anniversary

10 years ago
Duration 10:11
Michaels Stark and Leshner, the first gay couple to have their marriage recognized in Canada, celebrate

 Michael Stark and Michael Leshner are celebrating 10 years since they became the first same-sex couple to be legally married in Canada.

That was June 10, 2003, and their union came after the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a lower court ruling to legally allow such marriages.

The Toronto couple reflects on the significance of that historical day.