Pride Week

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

 

Coun. Ken Herar shows off the Pride Progress Flag at council on June 6. His motion was defeated 6-1. Screenshot from Mission council.

Mission council turns down motion for Pride flag to fly at city hall

Councillors concerned over policy being ‘manipulated’ into flying problematic symbols

 

A photo of the sixth annual Fraser Valley Pride celebration at Jubilee Park. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Fraser Valley Pride event comes to Mission after dispute with City of Abbotsford

Event leaves Abbotsford after 9 years; organizers cite ‘last-minute’ venue change

 

Fraser Valley Regional Library staff (from left) Janet Woyke, Katie Burns and Julie Penner have put together a special story time video in celebration of Fraser Valley Pride week (July 10 to 18). Photo taken on June 26, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack librarians bring colourful story time to young kids for pride week

The pride story time video will feature a children’s book reading about diversity

Fraser Valley Regional Library staff (from left) Janet Woyke, Katie Burns and Julie Penner have put together a special story time video in celebration of Fraser Valley Pride week (July 10 to 18). Photo taken on June 26, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)