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Pride 2010 across Canada: Which events are you attending?

Dozens of Pride events across the country this year, from Amherst to York

Vancouver Pride 2009. Credit: Janet Rerecich photo

There are more than 40 Pride events planned across Canada this year. Even little Maynooth, Ontario (population 400) is celebrating! 125 people showed up last year, say organizers. Amazing.

Which Pride events do you plan to check out?

Also, take a look back at Xtra‘s 2009 Pride coverage, including photos and video.

For corrections or additions, please email with the event’s location, time and website.


Calgary, Alberta. Parade: September 5.

Edmonton, Alberta. June 11-19. Parade: June 12.

Lethbridge, Alberta. June 13-20. Lethbridge Pride Fest 2010 on Facebook.


Kelowna, British Columbia. August 11-15.

Nanaimo, British Columbia
. June 20-27. Vancouver Island Gay and Lesbian Rainbow Network on Facebook.

Prince George, British Columbia. July 14-18. Parade: July 17.

Surrey, British Columbia. July 9-11.

Vancouver, British Columbia. July 17-August 1. Parade: August 1.

Victoria, British Columbia. June 27-July 4. Parade: July 4.


Brandon, Manitoba. June 11-13. Brandon Pride 2010 on Facebook.

Winnipeg, Manitoba. May 28-June 6. Parade: June 6.


Fredericton, New Brunswick
. August 8-15. Parade: August 8.

Moncton, New Brunswick. August 15-22. Parade: August 22.

Saint John, New Brunswick. August 6-15. Parade: August 14.


Corner Brook, Newfoundland
. September 10-12. Parade: September 11. Corner Brook Pride on Facebook.

St John’s, Newfoundland. Dates TBA.


Amherst, Nova Scotia.
Dates TBA. Cumberland Pride Society on Facebook.

Halifax, Nova Scotia. July 17-26. Parade: July 24.

Sydney, Nova Scotia. August 6-15.

Truro, Nova Scotia. Pride dance: June 19. More events TBA.


Barrie, Ontario.
August 21. “Barrie Has Pride,” Annual Big Gay Boat Cruise.

Bracebridge, Ontario. Muskoka Pride Picnic: July 25. Gay camping weekend: July 23-25.

Cambridge/Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario. May 29-June 5.

Cornwall, Ontario. September 4.

Guelph, Ontario. May 31-June 6.

Halton, Ontario. June 5.

Hamilton, Ontario. June 18-20. Parade: June 19.

Kingston, Ontario. Parade: June 5.

London, Ontario. July 15-25. Parade: July 25.

Maynooth, Ontario. August 1.

Niagara, Ontario. Events throughout June. Pride in Niagara 2010 on Facebook.

Ottawa, Ontario. August 20-29. Parade: August 29.

Peel, Ontario. July 18.

Peterborough, Ontario. September 17-26.

Sarnia/Lambton, Ontario. August 13-15.

Sudbury, Ontario. July 12-18. Sudbury Pride on Facebook.

Toronto, Ontario. June 25-July 4. Parade: July 4.

Whitby, Ontario. June 12. Pride Durham 2010 on Facebook.

Windsor, Ontario. August 3-8. Parade: August 8.

York Region, Ontario. June 6-13.


Prince Edward Island
. July 10-18. Parade in Charlottetown: July 17.


Montreal, Quebec
. Divers/Cite: July 26-August 1. Montreal Pride Celebrations: August 12-15. Parade: August 15.

Quebec City, Quebec. September 3-5.


Regina, Saskatchewan. June 13-20. Parade: June 19. Regina Pride events online.

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. June 5-12. Parade: June 12.

For corrections or additions, please email with the event’s location, time, and website.