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2018 theme “CommUNITY”, new programming, and expanded festival site announced

June 20, 2018

For immediate release Changes include new community and youth initiatives, a larger festival site, and expanded music line-up and programming as Capital Pride sets sights on its largest Pride Festival yet. Ottawa, Ontario – Capital Pride announced today its 2018 theme “CommUNITY” and new programming and events for Capital Pride Festival Week 2018, taking place…

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Advertise in the Pride Guide

May 17, 2018

The Pride Guide has everything you need to know about this year’s festival including signature events, a parade and festival map and community events listings. 10,000 printed copies of the guide will be distributed throughout Ottawa and Gatineau in addition to a digital copy. Book by June 7 to confirm your spot! Booking deadline: June…

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Register for the Pride Parade and Community Fair

May 16, 2018

This year’s most colourful event promises to be even bigger, better and more inclusive than ever! More than a hundred community groups and organizations, sports teams, local businesses and allied groups will parade through Centretown and be set-up on Bank Street. Join in this year’s celebration! Early Bird Deadline: Friday, June 29, 2018 Registration Deadline:…

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Job Opportunity: Summer Interns

April 19, 2018

Events and Volunteer Coordinator Capital Pride is seeking a summer intern to fill the role of Volunteer Coordinator and help plan and execute the 2018 Capital Pride Festival. The Coordinator will manage Pride’s Volunteer Program, work with the Operations Team to develop comprehensive event and volunteer plans, recruit over 150 volunteers and prepare a training…

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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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