Members of the New Glasgow UNESCO Race Relations & Anti-Discrimination Committee and representatives of the Pictou County Centre for Sexual Health were in attendance Thursday for the unveiling of New Glasgow’s rainbow crosswalk near the entrance to Glasgow Square Theatre and along Riverside Parkway.
“This is an important and symbolic gesture as New Glasgow continues to build an inclusive, diverse and welcoming community,” says New Glasgow’s CAO Lisa MacDonald.
Pictured to the right of the crosswalk are: Coun. Henderson Paris, chair, New Glasgow Race Relations & Anti-Discrimination Committee, with committee members Henderson Paris and Coun. Trudy Vince along with Thekla Altmann of the Pictou County Centre for Sexual Health.To the left of the crosswalk are: Gerald Veldhoven, VP of the Pictou County Centre for Sexual Health; Emily Morton-Fraser, committee member and interim project assistant with New Glasgow Community Economic Development; Vania MacMillan, executive director of the Pictou County Centre for Sexual Health; Jesiah MacDonald with the Pictou County Centre for Sexual Health and Geralyn MacDonald, New Glasgow’s Director of Community Economic Development.
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