Awesome Niagara Falls a short drive from Toronto. We visited Niagara Falls on one of its hottest August days in years, marvelling at the perfectly clear blue skies. The wine was interesting, but even more interesting was a couple of cuties we spied on our tour who helped make our day a delectable feast for the eyes. Arriving at Niagara Falls we were shocked to find how built up it was.
Canada Places to Visit for the Gay & LGBT Community - ellgeeBE
While Canada's history isn't perfect, many of the current laws and protections specific to the LGBT community are notably progressive and inclusive. Canada has come a long way since when its courts sentenced a Northwest Territories mechanic to life in prison for being homosexual. Although homosexuality was decriminalized in Canada in , that mechanic wasn't released from prison until In , Canada added sexual orientation to the Canada Human Rights Act which extended legal protection to individuals regardless of their sexual orientation. Eight provinces and territories Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and the Northwest Territories have modified their provincial human rights codes to add gender identity.
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In doing so, it showed that the province of Ontario takes pride in equality and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. In fact, according to the Discover Gay Ontario travel guide, Ontario is great destination for the LGBT community, and both cities as well as small towns are wonderful places for the community to visit and explore. According to the travel guide, Niagara Falls tops the list of gay friendly destinations in Ontario outside of Toronto.