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Pierre Poilievre's office remains discreet about his participation in Pride activities

Photo: Christine Muschi The Canadian Press Asked about Pierre Poilievre's participation in Pride activities this summer, the Conservative leader's office only recalled that Melissa Lantsman, the deputy leader, attended a Pride flag-raising ceremony on Parliament Hill more early in June in Ottawa.

The Canadian Press in Ottawa

Published yesterday at 4:27 p.m. Updated yesterday at 4:46 p.m.

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Pierre Poilievre is the only federal leader whose team has not specified whether he will attend Pride celebrations this summer.

The Conservative leader's office only recalls that Melissa Lantsman, the deputy leader, attended a Pride flag-raising ceremony on Parliament Hill earlier this month in Ottawa.

Mr. Poilievre did not publicly participate in “Pride Month” activities in June while traveling across the country to meet with community groups during Quebec National Day, Italian Heritage Month or the Music Festival Christian from Toronto.

LGBTQ groups across North America celebrate “Pride Month” in June, although festivals and parades take place throughout the year. been in different Canadian cities.

The NDP leader's office confirmed that Jagmeet Singh will march in Toronto's Pride parade this weekend, a tradition that dates back to his days as an MLA.

Justin Trudeau's office confirmed that the Prime Minister would participate in Pride events this summer across the country, but did not release details.

The office of the leader of the Bloc Québécois also confirmed that Yves-François Blanchet would participate in Pride events, as would the leader of the Green Party, Elizabeth May.

Teilor Stone

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