Canada legalized marriage between same-sex couples in Since then, same-sex partners all over the world can travel to Canada, obtain a marriage. In , Canada became the fourth country to legalize same-sex marriage. More changes are expected as the needs of couples and families.
British Columbia becomes the second province to legalize same-sex marriages. The British Columbia Court of Appeal lifts its ban on same-sex marriages, giving . Australia, Malta, and Germany legalized same-sex marriage last year. Canadian Parliament passed legislation making same-sex marriage.
Canada (), Malta () Eleven years after same-sex marriage was first made legal in Massachusetts, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled. A total of 26 countries have legalized same sex marriage, including three that voted on it in Australia, Malta and Germany.