Results tagged “Nova Scotia”

“It is not ’us’ and ‘them’ anymore,” said Krista Snow, the volunteer chair of Halifax Pride and former Halifax City Council member. “We have gone from a completely ‘gay event’ to a celebration for the entire Halifax community.” An estimated 100,000 people attended yesterday’s Pride parade. With record participation by community organizations as well as national sponsors such as TD ... [Read]

Halifax, the historic capital of Canada's Nova Scotia province, is a quintessential Maritime city. It is also a very welcoming destination for gay travelers. From July 20 to 29, Halifax Pride celebrates its 25th anniversary. The largest Pride festival in Atlantic Canada, it will boast close to 20 different events. “This year we'll be 'Out Celebrating 25’,” exclaimed Krista Snow, chair of Halifax ... [Read]