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00:01 ET SodaStream revisits history in new Pride campaign

In new video "Imagine a world where we never had to hide" SodaStream updates classic portraits to feature stars from the LGBTQ+ community TORONTO,...


Jun 26, 2019, 08:17 ET SEPHORA Canada Strengthens its Commitment to Inclusivity with the Launch of its New We Belong To Something Beautiful Campaign

SEPHORA Canada invites Canadians to stand fearlessly together, celebrate their differences and Belong to Something Beautiful with new brand campaign...


Jun 25, 2019, 12:15 ET Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Ending gender-based violence is crucial if we are serious about giving everyone the same opportunities to join and...


Jun 25, 2019, 09:00 ET IGM Financial Partners with Pride at Work Canada to Enhance Workplace Diversity

WINNIPEG, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - IGM Financial Inc. (IGM) (TSX: IGM) today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Pride at Work...


Jun 24, 2019, 11:00 ET Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: initiatives will rally communities across Canada to commemorate, heal and advance reconciliation

Over 100 survivor, community and family-led projects to receive federal support from the Commemoration Fund to honour the lives and legacies of...


Jun 23, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Sunday, June 23, 2019/

OTTAWA, June 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Toronto, Ontario 2:00 p.m. The Prime Minister will participate in the Toronto Pride Parade. Notes ...


Jun 22, 2019, 17:44 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Sunday, June 23, 2019

OTTAWA, June 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Toronto, Ontario 2:00 p.m. The Prime Minister will participate in the Toronto Pride Parade. Notes ...


Jun 22, 2019, 13:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Ontario Nurses' Association Leaders, Members and Staff Celebrate Toronto Pride

TORONTO, June 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) board members, leaders and staff will show their pride this Sunday as they join in...


Jun 21, 2019, 09:11 ET Tweed joins Pride Toronto to support progress, champion diversity and celebrate love

SMITHS FALLS, ON and TORONTO, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Tweed, a proudly Canadian cannabis company, is once again participating in Pride celebrations...


Jun 20, 2019, 16:00 ET Raising of the Pride and Transgender Flags on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada believes that diversity is one of Canada's greatest strengths. Today, the Special Advisor to...


Jun 19, 2019, 15:45 ET Media Advisory - Raising of Pride and Transgender Flags on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives and members of the public are invited to join the Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 ...


Jun 19, 2019, 08:00 ET IKEA Canada celebrates Pride from coast to coast, contributes nearly $50,000 in support of local LGBT+ organizations

Introduces limited edition, rainbow KVANTING bag with 100 per cent of proceeds in support of Pflag Canada BURLINGTON, ON, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - This...


Jun 19, 2019, 07:30 ET Skittles Canada keeps Pride 2019 celebration going by opening the Skittles Hall of Rainbows to the public for vow renewals

The Skittles Hall of Rainbows is accepting sign-ups for vow renewals and welcomes anyone celebrating Pride to stop by for a candy-coated experience...


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 11, 2019, 10:33 ET CAJ supports MMIWG recommendations for media

OTTAWA, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, on the anniversary of Canada's apology to residential school survivors, the Canadian Association of Journalists...


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, 15:56 ET Media Advisory - Minister Monsef will give remarks on Canada's commitment to women's rights and gender equality at home and internationally at the Community Foundations of Canada's annual general meeting.

OTTAWA, June 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will...


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 04, 2019, 15:14 ET Government of Canada announces judicial appointment in the province of British Columbia

OTTAWA, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following...