Pride flag goes up on Civic Square; lights on the Pier will be in Rainbow colours later in the month.

News 100 yellowBy Staff

June 3rd, 2019

BURLINGTON, ON

 

The City of Burlington proclaimed June to be Pride Month and raised the Pride Flag over City Hall. On June 23, the pier will be lit up with beautiful rainbow-coloured lights.

Pride 3 councilors

From the left: Ward 1 Councillor Kelvin Galbraith, Tara Thorp representing Free Mom Hugs Hamilton-Wentworth, ward 6 Councillor Angelo Bentivegna, and Ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns.

Earlier today, Deputy Mayor and Ward 6 Councillor Angelo Bentivegna read the proclamation and helped raise the Pride Flag at Civic Square. He said “I am pleased that Burlington is a leader in safe, welcoming and inclusive communities. We all have a right to love and to be accepted.”

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