Pride

A rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of Commercial and Bastion streets was vandalized and then re-painted this past weekend. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Pride crosswalks vandalized in downtown Nanaimo

Black paint spread across Bastion and Commercial street crosswalk, city plans more durable paint job

 

Bayne Pettinger on the ice at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics in Korea during his time as Hockey Canada manager. (Courtesy of Bayne Pettinger)

Oak Bay NHL player agent on NFL’s Carl Nassib: ‘he’s a trailblazer’

Bayne Pettinger says the coming out of gay Raiders lineman is huge for the sports world

 

Royal Roads University president Philip Steenkamp, who is also gay, begins the painting of his school’s Pride cross walk near Sooke Road. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Royal Roads University installs third rainbow crosswalk at Colwood campus

Pride colours on pavement, Pride flag at Hatley Castle show support for diversity: RRU president

 

Vancouver Canucks players wore rainbow-coloured jerseys and matching Pride tape on their sticks for a game at Rogers Arena in 2018. (Vancouver Canucks photo/Twitter)

Task force shares ideas to help Canadian sports associations be more LGBTQ-inclusive

Canada’s Sport Inclusion Task Force launches website during Pride Month

Vancouver Canucks players wore rainbow-coloured jerseys and matching Pride tape on their sticks for a game at Rogers Arena in 2018. (Vancouver Canucks photo/Twitter)
Qualicum Beach Coun. Robert Filmer and Mayor Brian Wiese at the flag-raising ceremony for Pride Week in 2020. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach Coun. Robert Filmer and Mayor Brian Wiese at the flag-raising ceremony for Pride Week in 2020. (Submitted photo)
The pride flag will have to be flown digitally for 2021 celebrations this August. (Langley Advance Times files)

Port Alberni celebrates Pride with week of virtual events

Pride flag to fly at various locations around town

The pride flag will have to be flown digitally for 2021 celebrations this August. (Langley Advance Times files)
Participants still have as much opportunity to ‘pride up their homes, offices, people or pets to display in this year’s online pride events. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Pride Society announces online events for 2021

Each of Pride Week’s six events are adaptations of in-person classics

Participants still have as much opportunity to ‘pride up their homes, offices, people or pets to display in this year’s online pride events. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Pride Society has released a documentary on the annual Memorial Dragball Game. (Courtesy of Peter B. Jakab/victoriapridesociety.org)
Victoria Pride Society has released a documentary on the annual Memorial Dragball Game. (Courtesy of Peter B. Jakab/victoriapridesociety.org)
Pride events around the world have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

Online LGBTQ exhibits to enjoy during Pride month

Art, artifacts and history to see during Pride month

Pride events around the world have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
A crosswalk outside Nanaimo Regional General Hospital will repainted with pride colours, Island Health announced this month. (News Bulletin photo)

Island hospitals getting Pride crosswalks

Island Health says rainbow crosswalks a visible commitment to diversity and inclusion

A crosswalk outside Nanaimo Regional General Hospital will repainted with pride colours, Island Health announced this month. (News Bulletin photo)
Pride Weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort, Feb. 28-29. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island Pride weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Building on the success of last year’s family-friendly pride festival on Vancouver…

  • Jan 20, 2020
Pride Weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort, Feb. 28-29. Photo supplied
The 25th Annual Victoria Pride Parade went down Government Street in July. This year’s parade is set for July 7. (Black Press File Photo)

Victoria Pride Society questions police presence in upcoming Victoria Pride Parade

A questionnaire and several consultations are set up over the next two months

The 25th Annual Victoria Pride Parade went down Government Street in July. This year’s parade is set for July 7. (Black Press File Photo)