Our float is ready and the promotional items are loaded! Please join us on Sunday, August 4th at 11:30am to join us in the parade to promote our Division and our determination to stop discrimination and harassment in our communities. CUPE BC President Paul Faoro and I will be participating in the parade. We have special CUPE BC Pride t-shirts for members who join us.
Attracting crowds of more than 650,000, the Pride Parade is renowned on the international stage as one of the largest and most successful LGBTQ2+ events in the world.
The CUPE BC contingent will be assembling at Zone Hn1 which is Zone H, north side, slot 1 on the north side of Alberni Street between Bute Street and Thurlow Street. Please note you are to enter east onto Alberni Street from Bute Street there will be no access from Burrard Street. Participants should arrive at our float the earliest at 11:30am, the latest at 12:00 noon. Participants are reminded to bring snacks, a container of city tap water, sunscreen and a hat as you will be out in the sun for an extended period. Please also advise participants that there will be no room available to transport personal belonging in the truck or on the floats, so please limit those items to what you are prepared to carry yourself.
View the participant guide for more information.