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Marriage Licences: Marriage and Phone Interview

marriage licences: According to her research -- which is currently pending final review 3,382 marriage licenses involving minors between the ages of 16 and 18 were issued between 2000 and 2018, according to CTV. This was based on data from provinces' vital statistics offices, which issue marriage certificates. People need to re-think the idea that the practice only takes place in foreign countries, McGill University assistant professor Alissa Koski told during a phone interview. Earlier this month, Koski presented her findings in Vancouver to the Canadian Population Society, which is a member of non-profit Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Alberta issued 791, Quebec had 590 and British Columbia had 429 such marriage licences. Koski discovered that Ontario issued the most licences for so-called child marriages, with 1,353. ( As reported in the news.