Duly Quoted: Christine Elliott, On Conversion Therapy
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Duly Quoted: Christine Elliott, On Conversion Therapy

After unanimous support for Bill 77, a Conservative MPP outlines what that means.

“Perhaps the fact that we are here today in support of Bill 77 will provide some hope that here in Ontario, we will not tolerate questionable practices that attempt to suppress people’s true identities.”

Christine Elliot spoke on the behalf of the Progressive Conservative party of Ontario at the Bill 77 legislative assembly on April 2, 2015. Two months later, with unanimous support at Queens Park, NDP MPP Cheri DiNovo’s bill became law. The legislation prohibits the use of conversion therapy for minors, a treatment that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.