In Canada, federal and provincial or territorial laws protect the:
Our laws protect all Canadians. All Canadians have the same access to:
In 2005, Parliament passed a law that gave the right to civil marriage to same-sex couples. At the same time, the law protects religious freedom, so that no person or organization can be forced to act against their conscience, religion or beliefs in respect of marriage.
By living in Canada, you benefit from all the rights listed above and more. The Government of Canada encourages you to understand that these rights come with certain responsibilities, such as:
Canada has a long tradition of accepting:
The policy of Multiculturalism encourages Canadians to maintain those family and cultural traditions that are consistent with Canadian values, such as human dignity and equality before the law.
Women and men are equal in Canada. It is against the law to engage in:
If you become a Canadian citizen, you will have the right to:
You will also have the legal duty to serve on a jury if called to do so and the civic responsibility to vote in Canadian elections.
In Canada, you do not have to serve in the military but you may choose it as a career. You may choose to work in:
You can also serve in local part-time navy, militia or air reserves and get valuable experience, skills and contacts. It is also possible to serve in the Coast Guard or emergency community services, such as a police force or fire department.
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