Pride Picnic And BBQ
Our main event for 2008 was held during the afternoon of Sunday 22nd June at the Community Safety Village, within Bruce's Mill Conservation Area near Stouffville.
The Community Safety Village, located in the heart of the conservation area. is a York Regional Police facility used to teach fire, traffic and personal safety to primary school children.
During the event, welcoming greetings from York Regional Police were delivered by Chief Armand La Barge, and our keynote speaker, Anna Travers, spoke on the topic of the recently launched Ontario Rainbow Health initiative. John McCallum, MP for Markham/Unionville also attended our event and spoke to attendees.
In addition, live music entertainment was provided by Kim Brown, as well as Jamie Miller and Craig Riley.
A community fair featured a selection of community organizations and offered information on a range of LGBT related topics.