The Criminalisation of Conversion Therapy

Talking points on Canada’s legislation to criminalise “conversion therapy”

On October 1, 2020, the federal government introduced legislation to criminalize “conversion therapy” in Canada with Bill C-6.

Proposed bans on conversion therapy will reduce the availability of psychological help for children, teens, and adults; negatively impact spiritual counselling, teaching, and mentoring on questions of identity and sexual ethics; and chill religious freedom. Read more in the attached document.

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