by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff
(Ottawa) A Canadian member of parliament is calling for the adoption of the Declaration of Montreal to be enshrined in the country's foreign policy. The declaration was prepared this summer at an international LGBT rights conference tied to the first Outgames in Montreal.
"LGBT people face discrimination and oppression daily in countries all over the world. In some areas the situation for LGBT peoples is deteriorating. Canada must set the standard for the rest of the world and endorse this Declaration so that our goal of equal rights for every lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender person in every region of the world can be achieved."
-Bill Siksay (pictured), the NDP spokesperson on LGBT issues.
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