Victims of Canada’s past anti-LGBTQ policies to receive compensation

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That period in time was referred to as an “LGBT purge.” The government of Canada is soon to start paying compensation to victims of the country’s “LGBT purge,” which is used to refer to a time period between the 1950s and 1990s when Canadian federal employees faced employment sanctions because of their identity. Some people were fired, whereas others were demoted or discriminated against by their employer. […]

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