1985–1989 Press Releases
Anti-apartheid Activist Simon Nkoli to Visit Ottawa
August 2, 1989
Simon Nkoli, South African anti-apartheid activist will be on a Canadian and United States speaking tour to bring first hand accounts of the current situation in southern Africa.
Full Text | In French
Human Rights And The Throne Speech
March 30, 1989
EGALE (Equality for Gays and Lesbians Everywhere) has called on the Prime Minister of Canada, Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, to give the gay and lesbian community, their families, and the human rights community an assurance in the Speech from the...
March 8, 1989
Speaking on: AIDS and Ethics Women and AIDS An informal discussion will follow
Canadian Premiere: The New York Gay & Lesbian Experimental Film Festival
October 1, 1988
EGALE (Equality for Gays & Lesbians Everywhere) and The Canadian Film Institute are pleased to present for the first time in Canada the New York Gay & Lesbian Experimemtal Film Festival. The films to be shown are provocative and..
Whatever Measures Are Necessary
March 3, 1988
“Today marks the second anniversary of federal government inaction on commitments to lesbian and gay Canadians to give us our human,” said Les McAfee, spokesperson for the Parliamentary Lobby Group of EGALE, (Equality for Gays and...
« Toutes les mesures nécessaires »
March 1, 1988
Encore cette année, le groupe EGALE (Égalité pour Gais et Lesbiennes) organise une soirée-bénéfice. Cette soirée aura lieu le jeudi 3 mars 1988 entre 19h et 21h, dans la...
“Whatever Measures are Necessary,”… a Celebration of Patience Fund-Raising Reception
January 15, 1988
EGALE will be holding a. major fund-raising reception in Room 200, West Block, Parliament Hill on Thursday March 3, 1988 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM. The Theme of the reception will be “Whatever Measures are Necessary,” ... a Celebration...
EGALE Calls on the Government of Canada to Honour Its Promise
March 4, 1987
It is one year ago today that the Government of Canada tabled Towards Equality. We call on the Hon. Ray Hnatyshyn, Minister of Justice today to bring forward the legislative package promised in Towards Equality, “to take whatever measures...
Full Text | In French
“Thanks, Ontario, For Equality” Celebration
January 19, 1987
The Ottawa Mens Chorus, a twenty voice male choir, will lead off the evening celebration “THANKS, ONTARIO, FOR EQUALITY” tonight from 6:00PM till 8:00PM at the National Arts Centre. The celebration is sponsored by EGALE (Equality...
Manitoba’s Attorney General Introduces Human Rights Legislative Changes
January 1, 1987
The. Attorney-General of Manitoba, Hon. Roland Penner, M.L.A., has introduced a major package of human rights legislative changes in the province of Manitoba. Included in the measures is action to prohibit discrimination on the ground of sexual...
Ontario Has Joined Quebec to Ban Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
December 8, 1986
Canada’s two most populous provinces have acted to guarantee equal rights to their gay men and lesbian citizens through their provincial Human Rights Codes.
Ontario Legislature Supports Ammendment to Bill 7
December 3, 1986
We wish to congratulate the courage of the Premier, Attorney-General and all members of the Ontario Legislature who supported the amendment to Bill 7 to include sexual orientation as a prohibitive grounds of discrimination in the Ontario Human Rights...