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Pride Week launches in Canada’s capital

August 21, 2017

Annual flag raising ceremony marks the beginning of Capital Pride 2017 OTTAWA • Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson raised the rainbow flag at Ottawa City Hall today, marking the beginning of the 32nd annual Capital Pride week in the city. “The City of Ottawa, a leader in LGBTTQ+ equity, is a progressive, diverse and inclusive city,…

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REDBLACKS to celebrate Ottawa Capital Pride Festival

August 4, 2017

The Ottawa REDBLACKS to recognize Capital Pride at the August 26 game against the BC Lions OTTAWA • The Ottawa REDBLACKS announced today they will celebrate Capital Pride Week, August 21-27, 2017 with two events. The Saturday, August 26 game pitting the REDBLACKS against the BC Lions will be the club’s annual Pride Game ahead of…

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Ottawa Capital Pride Announces 2017 Festival Lineup

July 26, 2017

Ottawa Capital Pride offers a lineup focusing on diversity, inclusiveness, and local talent. OTTAWA • The organizers of Ottawa Capital Pride today unveiled the list of performers slated for the music festival portion of Pride Week. On Sunday, August 27th, following the pride parade, Ottawa residents and visitors will descend on Bank St. for musical programming…

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Ottawa Capital Pride Announces 2017 Grand Marshal

July 19, 2017

Ottawa Capital Pride honours Grand Marshal who has been an important activist and champion of inclusivity for the LGBTTQ+ community. OTTAWA • Ottawa Capital Pride is excited to announce that actor, writer, columnist, international speaker, activist, comedian and multiple award-winning TV and radio personality Candy Palmater will be the Grand Marshall of 2017’s Pride Parade…

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Statement on police participation in the 2017 Capital Pride festival

June 30, 2017

For Immediate Release Friends, As Pride Month comes to a close in many parts of the country, in Ottawa, the staff and volunteers of Capital Pride are going full steam with preparations for our city’s festival in August. It is also a time to reflect on the feedback we have received from our consultations with…

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Festival Producer

May 30, 2017

The assistant festival producer is a member of the Capital Pride operations committee and reports directly to the festival producer. We are seeking a candidate with the following skills/experience: Project Management Event Coordination Logistics Communications Administration Capital Pride is committed to ensuring diversity in our organization and our festival. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify as…

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Ottawa Capital Pride 2017

December 11, 2016

Ottawa Capital Pride will return next August for seven days of incredible programming! 2017 is going to be a big year in the nation’s capital! Here’s an early look at our signature events calendar.

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New look

November 14, 2016

After celebrating 30 years of Capital Pride with a special logo in 2015, we’re working on a new logo and look to take us into 2017 and the next 30 years after! We’re building something that will represent Ottawa Capital Pride and its mission of advocacy, education and celebration. Check back soon and follow us…

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Working with our Community

August 17, 2016

Working with our community toward a more diverse, inclusive and accessible Pride Ottawa Capital Pride believes that Pride is a platform based on three pillars: celebration, education and advocacy. We believe that it takes a combination of these actions to affect positive change for LGBTTQ people in Ottawa, in Canada, and around the world. We…

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