JUNE 2022

WHEREAS, Thunder Bay celebrates the diversity that strengthens our city, including individuals who identify as two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual and all other diverse sexual and gender identities; and

WHEREAS, the intent is to encourage Thunder Bay to be an inclusive and welcoming place for people of all sexual and gender identities to attend school, to work, to raise a family, to start a business, to live; and

WHEREAS, Rainbow Collective of Thunder Bay & Thunder Pride commits to advancing and supporting the 2SLGBTQIA/GSD+ communities to be their authentic selves by embracing their individual identities and cultures; and

WHEREAS, Rainbow Collective of Thunder Bay and Thunder Pride promotes hope and support for our youth and all other community members who experience bullying and harassment baed on their sexual orientation or gender identity; and

WHEREAS, the events and activities celebrated throughout Pride Month 2022 will provide family entertainment, community education and an overall improvement in the quality of life in Thunder Bay.

NOW THEREFORE, I, the Mayor of the City of Thunder Bay, do hereby proclaim June 2022 as Pride month in the City of Thunder Bay.


Please contact Rainbow Collective or Thunder Pride for more information