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12/26/2013 11:40 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Gay Canadian Man Says He Was Denied Apartment Because Of His Sexual Orientation

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Jonathan Pretty says he couldn’t believe what he was hearing.

The 25-year-old server had just signed a lease to rent a suite in a house in Kitsilano, and the next day he was told by the landlords they were unable to rent the suite to him any longer.

He says it’s because he is gay.

Pretty had met with the couple at the suite this past Saturday. “It was perfect for me, just for one person,” he says.

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