Pride flag raised at Canadian Parliament Hill for first time

The Pride flag flew on Parliament Hill on Wednesday in a historic all-party show of support to mark the start of the month celebrating Canada's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had the honour of raising the distinctive rainbow banner on the Hill for the first time at a celebration attended by MPs from all federal parties, as well as dozens of onlookers.

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“This is a great day for Canada and it is part of a long series of milestones this country has hit over the years,” Trudeau said.

Read more at ctvnews.ca

Photo by Benson Kua [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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