Shane Daum feels "let down by the whole system" after no arrests were made in an alleged hate crime.
The legislation, introduced Monday, fulfills a campaign promise from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested for Berman's killing.
The Canadian teen's father had sought to block his transition and denies the boy's gender identity, an action a lower court called "family violence."
Mayor Jim Watson, 58, says he regrets not coming out sooner.
Vancouver is rightfully known as one of the most beautiful — and LGBTQ-friendly — cities in the world.
Trudeau had a beer and posed for pictures with the happy hour crowd to kick off Vancouver Pride Week.