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2024 Pride Festivities Across Canada

May 24, 2024
Over the next few months, Canada’s unions will join others in communities across Canada to celebrate Pride and support 2SLGBTQI+ equality and justice. Show your support at an event near you.
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Pink Shirt Day: 2SLGBTQI+ kids should be free to be themselves

February 28, 2024
Canada’s unions are marking Pink Shirt Day 2024 by calling on all governments to support the freedom of trans and queer children and youth to be their authentic selves.  “We care about the well-being of children. We also know that it is tough for kids to feel different from others growing up, and how important it is to feel safe…
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Statement from Bea Bruske: Canada’s unions reaffirm support for 2SLGBTQI+ community

September 20, 2023
I am alarmed by recent policy decisions from the governments of New Brunswick and Saskatchewan that have led to regressive claw backs on queer and trans children’s rights to privacy and safety in schools. Their actions ignore the reality of violence, harassment and bullying we know many trans and genderdiverse youth face at home and in their communities.  By enacting…
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Pride 2023: Together always, united in our diversity

June 1, 2023
Canada’s unions are celebrating 2023 Pride season, “Together Always, United in Our Diversity” by standing in solidarity against rising anti-2SLGBTQI+ attitudes and actions. We are committed to advancing 2SLGBTQI+ rights in workplaces and communities. “Whether on the shop floor, in union halls or in government spaces, Canada’s unions know that we are stronger together. We will continue to build unity…
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2023 Pride Festivities Across Canada

May 30, 2023
Over the next few months, Canada’s unions will join others in communities across Canada to celebrate Pride and support 2SLGBTQI+ equality and justice. Show your support at an event near you. Check out EGALE Canada’s new interactive map to find your closest Pride march.
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Urgent action needed to end homophobic and transphobic violence at work

May 17, 2023
Gender-diverse workers in Canada are still facing disproportionately high rates of violence and harassment in the workplace. Canada’s unions are marking May 17, the international day against homophobia, transphobia, biphobia and intersexphobia by bringing attention to this pervasive problem. “All workers, regardless of their sexuality or gender identity, deserve to work free of violence and harassment. Unfortunately, this reality is…
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2023 Winter Pride Festivities Across Canada

December 21, 2022
Over the next few months, Canada’s unions will join others in communities across Canada to celebrate Pride and support LGBTQ2SI equality and justice. Show your support at an event near you. This is an evolving list. Please check event websites for full details. Note: event information is not always available in both official languages. Do you have an event to add…
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Together, let’s move #ForwardWithPride!

May 30, 2022
In Canada and around the world, 2SLGBTQI people are facing a rising tide of hatred, discrimination and violence. Canada’s unions are marking the 2022 Pride season by standing in solidarity with 2SLGBTQI communities and against these growing attacks on human rights related to sexual orientation, gender identity, expression and sex characteristics. Canada’s unions are calling on the federal government to…
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2022 Pride Festivities Across Canada

May 27, 2022
Over the next few months, Canada’s unions will join others in communities across Canada to celebrate Pride and support LGBTQ2SI equality and justice. Show your support at an event near you. This is an evolving list. Please check event websites for full details. Note: event information is not always available in both official languages. Do you have an event to add…
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Canada’s unions stand in solidarity with the 2SLGBTQI community

June 1, 2020
Pride season is a time for communities to come together to celebrate, show solidarity and press for change. In the midst of this COVID-19 crisis, we have to acknowledge that this year’s Pride will look different, but the need for supportive, affirmative communities is greater than ever. As celebrations across the country are cancelled, rescheduled or shifted to digital platforms…
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