Perpetrators seem to perceive government support for their actions, says an activist.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the news on Twitter.
Numerous online communities were banished after Reddit updated its policies on violent content.
Despite Ally Steinfeld's identity and the brutality of her slaying, authorities don't think anti-trans bias was the motivation. Activists say they should reconsider.
This week the first in a series of town hall meetings and an online survey will gather input on creating a memorial at the site of the tragedy.
A fifth of LGBT people say they've been victims in the past year.
James Schneider, a candidate for City Council in Cape Coral, Fla., says a hateful note was left at his home last weekend.