Saskatchewan government sued over same-sex marriage rites
Canwest News Service, November 25, 2008: SASKATOON — Two law firms are suing the Saskatchewan government over the issue of marriage commissioners being required to perform same-sex marriages. The claimant in the case is Orville Nichols, who was found guilty in May of violating the Saskatchewan Human Rights Code for not performing a same-sex marriage three years ago. The couple involved, identified by tribunal order only as M.J. and B.R., was later married by another commissioner. Keep reading this story from tha National Post here.