Pride

A number of youth wave Pride flags following the flag raising ceremony. (Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press)

Annual Elk Valley Pride Festival paints the town rainbow

Festivities began with a spirited Pride Bike Parade and flag raising ceremony

 

The Pride Society is looking forward to a Pride Festival as exciting as the last. (Photo Submitted)

Preparations underway for the 2020 Elk Valley Pride Festival

The festival brings Pride-themed events and activities to the valley from Sept. 24 until Sept. 27

 

Rainbow flags blow in the breeze at the Pride Society’s picnic. (Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press)

Rainbow Connections hosts sunny summer splash

The Fernie Pride society also welcomed a youth member to their board of directors this month

 

Scotiabank staff cheer through the streets during their Pride march. Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press

Scotiabank Fernie shows support for Pride Month

Scotiabank Fernie took to the streets to celebrate LGBTQ+ inclusivity

Scotiabank staff cheer through the streets during their Pride march. Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press
The Free Press editor, Paige Mueller reflects on the history of Pride Month. File Photo                                The Free Press editor, Paige Mueller reflects on the history of Pride Month. File Photo

EDITORIAL: The history of Pride Month

June marks Pride Month here in Canada and in many other places…

The Free Press editor, Paige Mueller reflects on the history of Pride Month. File Photo                                The Free Press editor, Paige Mueller reflects on the history of Pride Month. File Photo
Youth will be able to access peer support and health and well being activities through programs supported by Columbia Basin Trust Social Grants. Photo Submitted

Fernie organizations receive social grant funding

The Columbia Basin Trust is supporting various projects throughout the region

Youth will be able to access peer support and health and well being activities through programs supported by Columbia Basin Trust Social Grants. Photo Submitted