Jill Mahoney and Ian Bailey write:
Newcomers to Canada are being bluntly told in a revised federal guidebook for immigrants that polygamy and forced marriages are illegal in this country.
The 146-page document, which also addresses human trafficking and gender-based violence, takes pains to spell out the country’s marriage customs.
“In Canada, there are laws against being married to more than one person at a time. You cannot come to Canada with more than one spouse even if you were married to more than one person in the past,” says the passage in Welcome to Canada: What you should know.
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