Township of
Manitouwadge

Proclamation for Pride Month

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June 10, 2022

At the regular Council Meeting, held June 8th, 2022, the following proclamation was passed:

 

Proclamation for Pride Month


Whereas June is recognized as Pride Month in Canada and around the
world as an opportunity to celebrate sexual diversity, promote equal
rights, and build awareness of the challenges faced by the LGBTQ2S+
community; and


Whereas Pride Month is an opportunity to prevent discrimination and
promote acceptance and inclusion of all, and to support the
development of harmonious and respectful relationships amongst all
members of our community; and


Whereas the Township of Manitouwadge celebrates the diversity of our
gender and sexual minority communities including Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, Two-Spirit, and more
(LGBTQ2S+), and expresses a commitment to diversity, equity and
inclusion in our organization and our community; and


Whereas during Pride Month we can all reflect on the progress made to
recognize and protect the rights of LGBTQ2S+ communities, and the
work that still needs to be done.

 

Now Therefore Be It Resolved That I, Mayor John MacEachern, on
behalf of Manitouwadge Council, hereby proclaims the month of June,
2022 as Pride Month in the Township of Manitouwadge

 

Dated this 8th day of June, 2022

 

Mayor John MacEachern