This article was published on June 26th, 2011
Toronto Pride Week kicks off on Monday, June 27, the City of Toronto will raise the iconic rainbow flag at City Hall and read the Pride Week proclamation.
- Date: Monday, June 27
- Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
- Location:Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON
The raising of the rainbow flag was in question earlier this year when schools in the Toronto school district banned the flags and the City of Toronto threatened to cut festival funding.
Notable speakers at the flag raising ceremony will include:
- Frances Nunziata, Councillor & Speaker
- Francisco Alvarez & Margaret Ngai, Pride Toronto Co-Chairs
- Angie Umbac, Pride 2011 International Grand Marshall
- Kristyn Wong-Tam, MC