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Feds table broadened bill to ban conversion therapy in Canada

The federal government has introduced a reworked bill aiming to outright prohibit both adults and children from being subjected to conversion therapy practices, pledging to the LGBTQ2S+ community that this time will be different. The legislation, titled Bill C-4, proposes to eliminate the harmful practice through four new Criminal Code offences.

The pride flag flies in front of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill after a flag raising ceremony in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

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