conversion therapy

Saskatchewan government being called upon to establish province-wide conversion therapy ban

Aug 12, 2021 | 3:15pm

One day after the City of Regina passed a bylaw prohibiting conversion therapy, the group “Queen City for All” and the Saskatchewan NDP say it is time for legislation from the provincial government to condemn the practice and ban it  province-wide. “We’re very proud of the fact that both Saskatoon and now Regina city councils […]

Regina City Council to vote one more time before deciding fate of conversion therapy

Jul 15, 2021 | 5:26am

Close to 30 delegates spoke in front of Regina City Council on Wednesday afternoon and evening, as the debate surrounding a ban on conversion therapy was once again discussed. After hours of debate, the bylaw banning the practice passed first and second readings, it will be voted on and must pass a third and final […]

Regina City Council holding special meeting around conversion therapy on Wednesday

Apr 28, 2021 | 9:42am

Regina City Council has split their regular meeting up into two days. Wednesday afternoon will be strictly committed to conversion therapy and the debate of whether or not to launch a feasibility study on a conversion therapy ban in the city of Regina. City Administration has defined conversion therapy as a “practice that seeks to […]

Regina City Councillor apologizes after comments made during conversion therapy debate

Apr 19, 2021 | 6:20pm

Ward 7 Councillor Terina Shaw is issuing an apology after she faced accusations Monday of comparing homosexuality to pedophilia during a heated debate on conversion therapy. During a special committee meeting on whether or not City Council should support federal Bill C-6 – which bans conversion therapy nationwide – Shaw asked if the bill would […]

Queen City For All hoping Regina follows Saskatoon and bans conversion therapy

Feb 26, 2021 | 10:27am

After the City of Saskatoon voted 9-1 to ban conversion therapy, a group in Regina is hoping the same will soon be done in their city. Conversion therapy, sometimes called “reparative therapy”, “sexuality counseling”, or “ex-gay ministry” is a range of dangerous and discredited practices that falsely claim to change a person’s sexual orientation or […]