Pride

A Pride parade was held around Riverside Park. Organizer Kjerstina Larsen was leading the parade. She said this event was a “human rights celebration”. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

“Love is Love”: Vanderhoof holds first Pride event

“This was a human rights celebration,” says organizer Kjerstina Larsen

 

Toronto-based graphic designer Dylan Horner is shown in this undated handout photo. Horner says a lot of the marketing campaigns he’s come across during Pride month make him cringe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Dylan Horner *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Corporate Pride campaigns are back. But advocates want more than ‘rainbow washing’

Public displays of support need to be backed up by action in other 11 months of year, say advocates

 

A sneak peak at some of the items that will be in a draw basket at the very first Vanderhoof Pride event. (Kjerstina Larsen/Facebook)

Vanderhoof to hold first official Pride event in community’s history

Vanderhoof Mayor Gerry Thiessen plans to attend the event to promote inclusivity

 

A pride mural is going up on the side of a church in Prince George by Fort St. James artist Hannah Wingerter. (Photo submitted)

Pride mural at Prince George church to symbolize a safe space for everyone

Fort St. James artist helps paint mural

  • Jul 13, 2021
A pride mural is going up on the side of a church in Prince George by Fort St. James artist Hannah Wingerter. (Photo submitted)
Vancouver Canucks players wore rainbow-coloured jerseys and matching Pride tape on their sticks for a game at Rogers Arena in 2018. (Vancouver Canucks photo/Twitter)

Task force shares ideas to help Canadian sports associations be more LGBTQ-inclusive

Canada’s Sport Inclusion Task Force launches website during Pride Month

Vancouver Canucks players wore rainbow-coloured jerseys and matching Pride tape on their sticks for a game at Rogers Arena in 2018. (Vancouver Canucks photo/Twitter)
Surrey’s first rainbow crosswalk is at the intersection of Old Yale Road and Community Drive. (Photo: City of Surrey)

More support from Vanderhoof for Pride Crosswalk

Mayor Gerry Thiessen said he is looking forward to having a dialogue with citizens to see how that can be incorporated.

Surrey’s first rainbow crosswalk is at the intersection of Old Yale Road and Community Drive. (Photo: City of Surrey)
Pride Flag. (Conributed)

RCMP advocating for pride sidewalk in the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako

Constable from the Fort St. James RCMP makes request in a letter to mayor and council

Pride Flag. (Conributed)