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Progress on the Federal 2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan

On August 28, 2022, the Government of Canada launched the Federal 2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan. 

The Action Plan will advance equality and the rights of 2SLGBTQI+ people in Canada. The path forward is forged in collaboration between the Government of Canada, 2SLGBTQI+ communities, organizations, and individuals. 

The Action Plan brings together present and future federal action under a holistic, whole-of-government approach to help improve the lives of 2SLGBTQI+ people. 

Federal 2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan: what has been achieved

The Federal 2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan focuses on six priority areas. The following section outlines the progress made on each of these priorities: 

Prioritize and sustain 2SLGBTQI+ community action

Supporting the growth, sustainability and leadership of 2SLGBTQI+ community organizations in advocating for and serving the communities they represent. 


Continue to advance and strengthen 2SLGBTQI+ rights at home and abroad  

Promoting and continue strengthening the rights of 2SLGBTQI+ communities in Canada and abroad.


Support Indigenous 2SLGBTQI+ resilience and resurgence 

Supporting the resilience and resurgence of Indigenous 2SLGBTQI+ communities as the first 2SLGBTQI+ communities.


Engage everyone in Canada in fostering a 2SLGBTQI+ inclusive future 

Raising awareness and improving understanding of 2SLGBTQI+ communities and issues.


Strengthen 2SLGBTQI+ data and evidence-based policy making 

Improving data collection, analysis, research and knowledge on 2SLGBTQI+ communities in Canada. 


Embed 2SLGBTQI+ issues in the work of the Government of Canada 

Strengthening mechanisms to advance 2SLGBTQI+ issues and ensure coordinated Government of Canada responses to community priorities.


Responding to 2SLGBTQI+ community priorities

Strengthening inclusion in federal workplaces and righting historic wrongs:

Implementing a new Community Partnership Committee

Next Steps

The Government of Canada is committed to implementing the 2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan and reporting results to Canadians. Stay tuned for more updates.

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