OPSEU/SEFPO Toronto Pride

Friday, June 24, 2022
To Sunday, June 26, 2022
6:45 PM to 11:45 PM
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Members of OPSEU/SEFPO’s Rainbow Alliance arc-en-ciel (RAA) will be present at this year’s Toronto Pride. OPSEU/SEFPO members, friends, family members, and allies are encouraged to come out in support! For more information, send an e-mail to pride@opseu.org.

Pride calendar of events

June 24, 2022

Trans March

7 p.m. Rally
8 p.m. March
Church and Hayden Streets

This is one of the largest annual trans events in Canada. The march provides a place for trans-identified people to rally, stand up and come together in solidarity. All trans-identified people, their friends and allies are welcome to march. Meeting time: 6:45 p.m. at the OPSEU/SEFPO Membership Centre, 31 Wellesley St. E.

June 25, 2022

Dyke March

1 p.m. Rally
2 p.m. March
Church and Hayden Streets

This is a grassroots event where women and trans people take over the streets of Toronto. It also serves as a political demonstration of critical mass and to revel in the strength, diversity and passion of women and trans people. Meeting time: 12:30 p.m. outside the OPSEU/SEFPO Membership Centre, 31 Wellesley St. E.

June 26, 2022

Annual Pride Brunch hosted by OPSEU/SEFPO’s Coalition of Racialized Workers

10 a.m. to 12 noon
OPSEU/SEFPO Membership Centre, 31 Wellesley St. E.

Make sure you have enough energy for the day’s activities by fueling up at the Annual Pride Brunch!

Pride Parade

1:30 p.m.
Bloor Street and Ted Rogers Way

Bring sunscreen, water (to drink AND to squirt) and get ready to march, dance and celebrate the Pride Parade! We do not have a float this year; we will be at the parade check-in area for 12:30 p.m. where we will be marching with the OFL. The OFL has 6 seats for accessibility. Please notify the RAA if you would like to participate pride@opseu.org.

There are washrooms for marchers along Bloor St., and water is being made available along the parade route by Pride Toronto.

Pride BBQ hosted by OPSEU/SEFPO Region 5

4 p.m. (or immediately following the Pride Parade)
OPSEU/SEFPO Membership Centre, 31 Wellesley St. E.

What is the best thing after spending an afternoon in the sweltering heat? Air conditioning! However, burgers and hot dogs are a close second, and the BBQ has both. Join fellow OPSEU/SEFPO members, their friends and families at the OPSEU/SEFPO Membership Centre as we wind down the weekend’s festivities.

Happy Pride!

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