Discussion on the Ban on Conversion Therapy in Canada
Date: June 01, 2022
The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA) is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 about the recent ban on conversion therapy in Canada. Amendments to Canada’s Criminal Code took effect on Jan. 7 and include four new criminal offences banning conversion therapy and related conduct. What constitutes conversion therapy? How will the new law affect those providing and being subjected to conversion therapy?
- Blake Desjarlais, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Griesbach
- Emmet Michael, musician
- Glynnis Lieb, Executive Director for the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies & Services (iSMSS), University of Alberta
- Rin Lawrence, Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Human Rights Committee and Chair of the Teacher Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Edmonton Public Teachers Local 37
- Charles Easton, LGBTQ+ Lawyer
The Centre for Sexuality will also be on hand to provide mental health support to our panel and participants. Visit this page for more information.
Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Time: 1:30 – 3 p.m.