Pride Month 2024

June 2024 – Pride Month

WHEREAS June is recognized in Canada as Pride Month - a time to celebrate the contributions of persons from the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and increase efforts to build awareness;
AND WHEREAS the Ontario Human Rights Act prohibits all forms of discrimination, including those on the grounds sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expressions;
AND WHEREAS the Strategy for Belonging promotes equity, diversity and inclusion;
AND WHEREAS the Municipality’s vision is “a community of communities where all people belong”;
AND WHEREAS the Township of McNab/Braeside acknowledges and celebrates the contributions of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, to the social, cultural and economic wellbeing of all Ontarians;
AND WHEREAS the recognition of Pride is integral to fostering belonging, increasing public awareness of 2SLGBTQ+ community, their, contribution to community and layers of discrimination;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council of the Township of McNab/Braeside, do hereby proclaim the month of June 2024 to be Pride Month.