Port Hardy celebrates Pride month on the weekend with parades and park festivities

Pride parade rides through Port Hardy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)Pride parade rides through Port Hardy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Pride parade rides through Port Hardy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)Pride parade rides through Port Hardy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Port Hardy Fire Rescue led the Pride parade Friday night. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)Port Hardy Fire Rescue led the Pride parade Friday night. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Love sign at Carrot Park. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)Love sign at Carrot Park. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Pride walk to Carrot Park on Saturday. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)Pride walk to Carrot Park on Saturday. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Pride festivities at Carrot Park. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)Pride festivities at Carrot Park. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Port Hardy celebrated Pride month with a car parade on Friday night around town and then a Pride walk to Carrot Park on Saturday afternoon.

Since 2016, the entire month of June has been declared Pride month in Canada as a way of uplifting LGBTQIA2S+ voices, celebration of culture and the support of LGBTQIA2S+ rights.


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