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Get Involved: Youth Advisory Committee

March 24, 2018

Want to be part of a new committee that will help Ottawa Capital Pride better serve and meet the needs of youth? Ottawa Capital Pride is looking for someone like YOU! The Board of Directors of the Ottawa Capital Pride is looking for engaged youth, between the ages of 15 and 25, to form its…

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Get involved: Operations Team

March 21, 2018

Whether you’re a student looking to gain new skills or a seasoned professional looking to give back, we need dedicated volunteers to take a leadership role in planning and executing specific parts of the festival as a member of our Operations Team. You’ll work closely with the Festival Director and different board members in performing…

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Job Opportunity: 2018 Festival Director

January 22, 2018

Ottawa Capital Pride seeks a Festival Director to oversee the organization and execution of Ottawa’s 2018 Pride Festival. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Director will work with the Festival’s volunteer Operation Team and be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Festival. The Director will lead the Festival’s Operations Team, which is made…

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Get involved: Board of Directors

December 6, 2017

Ottawa Capital Pride is looking for new board members to help organize Pride 2018 and beyond! We are looking for people who are passionate leaders looking to use their skills to contribute to the success of Capital Pride.

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Updated: 2017 Capital Pride Parade

August 26, 2017

OTTAWA • Ottawa’s official Capital Pride Parade begins at 1:30 PM tomorrow, Sunday August 27. The parade leaves from the corner of Gladstone and Kent. The Capital Pride Community Fair follows on Bank St. between Somerset and Florence, with entertainment and performances at the Main and Fresh Zone stages. Notes for Media Members of the press…

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to appear in the 2017 Capital Pride parade

August 23, 2017

PM joins over 120 participating organizations Ottawa • Capital Pride today announced that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will appear in the 2017 Capital Pride Parade. Pleased to announce that PM @JustinTrudeau will be joining us this Sunday for the Capital Pride Parade! 🇨🇦🏳️‍🌈 #OttCity #OttPride — OttawaCapitalPride (@OttCapitalPride) August 23, 2017 The Prime Minister will…

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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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