Stories claiming that a new Canadian law lets the government remove a child from a family if the parents don’t accept the child’s gender identity have gone viral on conservative websites in the US. But the government says the reports are false.
While the passage of Bill 89 received little attention from mainstream Canadian news outlets, it was big news on many conservative websites.
The government of Ontario, however, says those stories are misleading.
Ishmael Daro is a social news editor for BuzzFeed and is based in Toronto.
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