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Canada toughens gay marriage immigration checks

posted Jan 7, 2011, 11:50 AM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Jan 7, 2011, 11:51 AM ]
By TOM GODFREY, Toronto Sun
Last Updated: January 6, 2011 5:46pm
A recent demand for same sex sponsorships to come to Canada has led to tougher checks being conducted at embassies abroad.
Canadian diplomats at visa offices abroad must now make sure same sex marriages conducted at the embassies or consulates of other countries are legal before the partners are considered for landed immigration status in Canada.