Pride

FILE - Philadelphia Flyers' Ivan Provorov plays during an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, in Philadelphia. Flyers coach John Tortorella continues to defend defenseman Ivan Provorov following his boycott of the team’s Pride night festivities. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Flyers coach Tortorella defends Provorov’s Pride boycott

Russian defenseman did not participate in warmup featuring Pride-themed jerseys

 

Charlotte Mortimer, from left, vice president Williams Lake Pride Society (WLPS), Billie Sheridan, secretary for WLPS, Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars, Mayor Walt Cobb and Sonny Dyck, WLPS president, all stand under the newly raised Pride flag in front of city hall. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Pride in the Puddle kicks off first official Pride week for Cariboo town

Rainbow Pride flag raised at city hall Aug. 15 marking the beginning of Pride week in Williams Lake

 

Rainbow flags and coloured balloons are shown at the site where the Montreal Pride parade was supposed to start from in Montreal, Sunday, August 7, 2022. Festival organizers cancelled the parade over concerns for security due to the lack of staff. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Montreal Pride Parade organizers cancel event, citing lack of security

More than 80 volunteers were absent, according to organizer

 

Mariat Lennon, TD Regional Manager, 2SLGBTQ+ Business Development (Pacific Region).

TD shows its Pride

Forever Proud, Forever Progressing: supporting diversity + inclusion at TD and in the community

  • Jul 26, 2022
Mariat Lennon, TD Regional Manager, 2SLGBTQ+ Business Development (Pacific Region).
Eva Moore (center), an openly queer pediatrician, is pictured with her wife, Hope Forstenzer (bottom left), and their two children. (Photo: Eva Moore).

Being queer in medicine: Vancouver pediatrician reflects on Pride, connecting with patients

Pediatrician talks about coming out at work and moving past internalized oppression

Eva Moore (center), an openly queer pediatrician, is pictured with her wife, Hope Forstenzer (bottom left), and their two children. (Photo: Eva Moore).
Delta police are hoping the public can help identify a suspect caught on camera defacing a Pride flag outside the entrance to Ladner United Church in the early hours of Tuesday, July 5, 2022. (Delta Police Department video screen shot)

VIDEO: Police investigating after B.C. church’s Pride flag vandalized

Delta police have released security footage in the hope that someone can help identify the suspect

Delta police are hoping the public can help identify a suspect caught on camera defacing a Pride flag outside the entrance to Ladner United Church in the early hours of Tuesday, July 5, 2022. (Delta Police Department video screen shot)
Black Press was among the organizations taking place in the 2022 Victoria Pride Parade, the first in-person parade after two year of online celebrations. (Black Press Media/Facebook)

10s of thousands turn out for first in-person Victoria Pride parade in 2 years

Sunday morning festive march served as a precursor to the Victoria Pride Festival in the Park

Black Press was among the organizations taking place in the 2022 Victoria Pride Parade, the first in-person parade after two year of online celebrations. (Black Press Media/Facebook)
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

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*
Tyler Green marches into Nanaimo’s Maffeo Sutton Park twirling an LGBTQ rainbow love heart flag and a Canadian rainbow flag on June 12 for the Nanaimo Pride Society’s Pride Festival. (Mandy Moraes/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo shows off its colours at Pride celebration

Walk-and-roll event leads hundreds of people to festival at Maffeo Sutton Park on June 12

Tyler Green marches into Nanaimo’s Maffeo Sutton Park twirling an LGBTQ rainbow love heart flag and a Canadian rainbow flag on June 12 for the Nanaimo Pride Society’s Pride Festival. (Mandy Moraes/News Bulletin)
Donna Stennes, administrative assistant to mayor and council, left, Dave Spirit Wolf Bodaly, Rick Dagg and Coun. Ian Thorpe, were at the Pride flag-raising ceremony at Nanaimo city hall on Wednesday, June 8. Bodaly and Dagg both raised the flag together. (Mandy Moraes/News Bulletin)

City of Nanaimo holds Pride flag-raising ceremony at city hall

Ceremony held Wednesday, June 8, first time in three years an in-person event took place

Donna Stennes, administrative assistant to mayor and council, left, Dave Spirit Wolf Bodaly, Rick Dagg and Coun. Ian Thorpe, were at the Pride flag-raising ceremony at Nanaimo city hall on Wednesday, June 8. Bodaly and Dagg both raised the flag together. (Mandy Moraes/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo Pride Society president, Ajay Booth, stands at the rainbow crosswalks in Nanaimo’s downtown on May 31. The society will hold a festival at Maffeo Sutton Park on Sunday, June 12. (Mandy Moraes/News Bulletin)

No parade, but plenty more planned for Pride Month in Nanaimo

Festival celebrating acceptance and respect for LGBTQ community set for Maffeo Sutton Park June 12

Nanaimo Pride Society president, Ajay Booth, stands at the rainbow crosswalks in Nanaimo’s downtown on May 31. The society will hold a festival at Maffeo Sutton Park on Sunday, June 12. (Mandy Moraes/News Bulletin)
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)

B.C. community to hold first official Pride event in its history

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

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)
Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help identify a man who is a person of interest in their investigation into the vandalism of two downtown rainbow crosswalks, which is being investigated as a hate crime. (Photo submitted)

Police in Nanaimo treating Pride crosswalk vandalism as hate crime

Surveillance stills show person of interest carrying can of paint at the time of the incident

Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help identify a man who is a person of interest in their investigation into the vandalism of two downtown rainbow crosswalks, which is being investigated as a hate crime. (Photo submitted)
A rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of Commercial and Bastion streets was vandalized and then re-painted this past weekend. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Pride crosswalks vandalized in downtown Nanaimo

Black paint spread across Bastion and Commercial street crosswalk, city plans more durable paint job

A rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of Commercial and Bastion streets was vandalized and then re-painted this past weekend. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
A rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of Commercial and Bastion streets was vandalized and then re-painted this past weekend. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Pride crosswalks vandalized in downtown Nanaimo

Black paint spread across Bastion and Commercial street crosswalk, city plans more durable paint job

A rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of Commercial and Bastion streets was vandalized and then re-painted this past weekend. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Roller derby athletes skate in the most recent Nanaimo Pride Parade in 2019. (News Bulletin file photo)

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

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

Roller derby athletes skate in the most recent Nanaimo Pride Parade in 2019. (News Bulletin file photo)
A crosswalk outside Nanaimo Regional General Hospital will repainted with pride colours, Island Health announced this month. (News Bulletin photo)

Nanaimo hospital getting Pride crosswalk

Island Health says rainbow crosswalks a visible commitment to diversity and inclusion

A crosswalk outside Nanaimo Regional General Hospital will repainted with pride colours, Island Health announced this month. (News Bulletin photo)
Pride Weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort, Feb. 28-29. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island Pride weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Building on the success of last year’s family-friendly pride festival on Vancouver…

  • Jan 20, 2020
Pride Weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort, Feb. 28-29. Photo supplied
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