Calgary Pride grows to new home on Prince’s Island Park

CALGARY – After unprecedented growth and tremendous local support, the Calgary Pride Festival has outgrown its former home at Shaw Millennium Park, and will now take place in Calgary’s premier outdoor venue, Prince’s Island Park in the heart of downtown Calgary. This...

Statement regarding Orlando, FL shooting

On behalf of Calgary’s LGBTQ community, Calgary Pride offers its heartfelt condolences to those impacted by the shooting in Orlando, Florida at Pulse Nightclub early this morning. In this deeply tragic event that took 50 lives and injured 53 more, we are faced with a...

Calgary Pride applauds introduction of federal trans rights bill

CALGARY – Calgary Pride applauds the Government of Canada’s anticipated bill explicitly recognizing the rights of transgender and gender diverse Canadian expected to be introduced Tuesday, May 17, 2016. This action follows on a specific mandate given to the...

Statement: Passing of Alberta Bill 7

CALGARY – Calgary Pride is thrilled by the timely passing of Alberta Bill 7 this week, which amends the Alberta Human Rights Act to substitute “gender” with the more inclusive “gender, gender identity, gender expression”. Alberta now joins the NWT, Saskatchewan,...