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Trudeau first pm to march in gay pride parade

Trudeau first pm to march in gay pride parade

TORONTO – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made history over the weekend as the first Prime Minister of Canada to take part in Toronto’s Pride parade. Trudeau was accompanied by Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne, Toronto Mayor John Tory, Green Party leader Elizabeth May and interim leader of the conservatives Rona Ambrose. Activists from the Black Lives

TORONTO – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made history over the weekend as the first Prime Minister of Canada to take part in Toronto’s Pride parade.

Trudeau was accompanied by Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne, Toronto Mayor John Tory, Green Party leader Elizabeth May and interim leader of the conservatives Rona Ambrose.

Activists from the Black Lives Matter movement briefly halted the parade with a sit-in.

In response to the sit-in pride officials committed to ban police floats in the parade and a promise to hire more black and indigenous representatives for the yearly event.

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Nahnda Garlow

Nahnda Garlow

Nahnda Garlow is Onondaga under the wing of the Beaver Clan of Six Nations. Nahnda has been a journalist with the Two Row Times since it's founding in 2013. She is a self-proclaimed "rez girl" who brings to the Two Row Times years of experience as a Haudenosaunee cultural interpreter, traditional dancer and beadwork aficionado. Nahnda is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists and the Native American Journalists Association.

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