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Jun 17, 2019, 11:45 ET Media Advisory - Law Society hosts discussion on transgender youth and inclusion to mark Pride Month 2019

TORONTO, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Law Society of Ontario, in partnership with the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law Section (SOGIC) of the...


Jun 14, 2019, 14:01 ET United Kingdom's first LGBTQ+ Founders' Trade Mission kicks off Americas-wide "Love is GREAT Britain" campaign

UK TO ACTIVATE 29 EQUALITY AWARENESS EVENTS TO INCLUDE PRIDES, FILM FESTIVALS, SPORT AND LGBTQ+ TOURISM FORUMS TORONTO, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The...


Jun 13, 2019, 14:00 ET Statement - Welcoming 2019 Pride Season celebrations and culture

OTTAWA, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 issues, M.P. Randy Boissonnault, issued the following...


Jun 12, 2019, 15:02 ET Stratics Networks Celebrates Pride Month With $10,000 Scholarship for LGBTQ Youth Entering STEM Studies

HUNTSVILLE, AL, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Stratics Networks, the leading provider of cloud communications, inventors of Ringless Voicemail and pioneers...


Jun 12, 2019, 11:57 ET BMO Celebrates Support for LGTBQ2+ and Pride Month

BMO returns as Platinum Sponsor for Toronto pride & remembrance run, the largest fundraising event held during Toronto's Pride Month celebrations...


Jun 06, 2019, 14:37 ET HomoCulture and Stolichnaya Vodka Celebrate 50 Years of Gay Rights

Gay lifestyle publication's Stoli Pride Cocktails commemorate Pride Month and WorldPride 2019 VANCOUVER, June 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - HomoCulture,...


Jun 06, 2019, 08:00 ET Opening of the Exhibit Standing Up, Standing Out: Selections from the National Portrait Collection of The ArQuives

The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, unveiled the exhibit Standing Up, Standing Out: Selections from...


Jun 05, 2019, 07:30 ET Skittles® Canada celebrates Pride 2019 by partnering with actor and performer Shangela to host weddings of LGBTQ2+ couples at Skittles® Hall of Rainbows

To celebrate and show support for the LGBTQ2+ community across Canada Skittles® will also send more than 150 youth to LGBTQ2+ camps this summer For...


Jun 04, 2019, 17:49 ET Government of Canada supports projects in British Columbia focused on preventing gender-based violence

Projects aim to address teen and youth dating violence and promote gender equality VANCOUVER, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Violence against women, girls, and ...


Jun 01, 2019, 16:50 ET Canadian Rainbow Coalition for Refuge applauds government for long-term commitment and increase in funding for LGBTQ+ Refugees

TORONTO, June 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Rainbow Refugee Society and partner organizations in the Rainbow Coalition for Refuge are commending the federal...


Jun 01, 2019, 11:47 ET Canada announces new initiative to support LGBTQ2 refugees

TORONTO, June 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is introducing the Rainbow Refugee Assistance Partnership, which will support more Canadians in privately...


May 31, 2019, 13:31 ET Media Advisory - Minister Hussen and Special Advisor Boissonnault to make an announcement as part of the launch of Pride Season

TORONTO, May 31, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and Randy Boissonnault, Special Advisor ...


May 31, 2019, 10:00 ET Interligne's youth contest videos unveiled - "Take Action Against Bullying!"

MONTREAL, May 31, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Interligne gave a sneak preview of the videos produced for the "Take Action Against Bullying!" contest to an...


May 30, 2019, 12:00 ET Scotiabank furthers commitment to Human Rights as it becomes the first Canadian bank to adopt the UN Global LGBTI Standards for Business, as well as signing onto the UN Women's Empowerment Principles

TORONTO, May 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Scotiabank announced its signing of both the UN LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex) Standards for...


May 28, 2019, 06:00 ET Bud Light Canada Celebrates Pride with Limited-Edition Rainbow Inspired Cans Benefitting Rainbow Railroad

Bud Light is partnering with the Canadian-based human rights organization to pledge up to $100K toward Rainbow Railroad's work to help persecuted...


May 27, 2019, 14:15 ET Government of Canada Invests In Transitional Housing for Toronto LGBTIQ2S Youth

TORONTO, May 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in May 2018, the Government launched the ...


May 24, 2019, 18:41 ET Commemorating Canada's Decriminalization of Homosexuality with a Michel Tremblay Bookmark on the CanLit Trail

TORONTO, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Bookmark #24 on the Canadian Literary Trail is for Michel Tremblay's Le cœur découvert. Everyone is invited to attend...


May 22, 2019, 10:49 ET Investments in the LGBTQ2 community to help Canada welcome the world

Pride festivals across Canada to receive funding through the new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy TORONTO, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is built on...


May 17, 2019, 17:30 ET Government of Canada Announces Funding to Help End Gender-Based Violence in LGBTQ2 Communities

Projects will help break down barriers to gender equality and support in LGBTQ2 communities FREDERICTON, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Gender-based violence...


May 17, 2019, 13:49 ET "60 Minutes" to profile life-saving work of Rainbow Railroad

Toronto-based international nonprofit helps LGBTQI people in danger find legal pathways to safety TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Rainbow Railroad — an ...


May 17, 2019, 08:00 ET On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), IKEA Canada raises the Pride flag coast-to-coast

Symbolizing the commitment IKEA Canada has to an inclusive environment BURLINGTON, ON, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, IKEA Canada marks International...


May 17, 2019, 08:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day Against Homophobia,...


May 16, 2019, 10:00 ET Minister Tassi announces funding to support LGBTQ2 seniors in Canada

OTTAWA, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Everyone deserves to live with dignity, feel safe and have their rights respected, regardless of their identity. Canada...


May 14, 2019, 04:30 ET 2019: A year of commemoration, celebration and appreciation

OTTAWA, May 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Today marks the official day that the NPO Grand Canadian Events, in collaboration with Canadian Heritage,...