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Vancouver Pride Week

Mayor DJs and cracks up Pride audience with BenDeLaCreme

Gregor Robertson’s last Monday of July was a long one. It marked the kick-off of Vancouver’s Pride Week and started with a discussion panel at City Hall, where issues regarding queer refugees were...
Pride Week in Vancouver

Vancouver's Gay Pride Parade gets civic status

A few days after speaking out against anti-LGBTQ violence, Mayor Gregor Robertson declared the Vancouver Pride Parade a civic parade for the first time.