Can same-sex couples get married in Ontario? Is gay marriage legal?


Same sex marriage (marriages between 2 men or 2 women) has been legal in Ontario since 2003.

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For More Information

  • Getting Married - Information about marriage licences, marriage certificates and more. From the Government of Ontario.
  • Sponsoring Your Family - General information about sponsoring a spouse, common-law or conjugal partner to immigrate to Canada. From Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
  • Positive Spaces Initiative - Developed by OCASI, positive spaces are welcoming environments where Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and/or Questioning (LGBTQ+) newcomers are able to access services free from discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.
Last updated: July 14, 2016 4001340