Entries by Alisa Woods

Pride Winnipeg Announces New President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pride Winnipeg Announces New President (Winnipeg, MB; July 29, 2019) – Pride Winnipeg is thrilled to announce the appointment of Barry Karlenzig as President of the board. “We are extremely pleased that Barry has taken on this leadership role”, Says Collin Wynter, Vice President of Operations “His many years of volunteering and […]

We want your feedback!

We want your feedback on our 2019 Pride Festival! Take the time to fill out our 15-20 minute survey to help us plan for 2020 and best work towards our mission of “Creating an​ annual festival that is reflective of our values, advocates for equality, and celebrates Winnipeg’s gender, sexual, and relationship diverse communities.​​” EVERYONE […]

2019 Community Feature – Bell Media Group

Bell Media Winnipeg, including CTV, 103.1 Virgin Radio, 99.9 BOB FM and TSN 1290, are proud to be part of the Pride Winnipeg Festival. At Bell, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it. And we all have a role to play in building an inclusive, equitable and accessible community where everybody feels valued, […]

2019 Community Feature: Samantha James Hair

Samantha James Hair Design is a boutique hair salon in the heart of Saint Boniface. Owners, Samantha and James, opened their salon with the goal to have fun doing what they love and create the best experience for each individual that steps through their door. James, has been a proud member of the LGBTTQA+ community […]

2019 Community Feature: PepsiCo

PepsiCo has been a proud sponsor of the Pride Winnipeg Festival for the fourth year. It’s been a pleasure. Pride Winnipeg Festival inspires inclusion, self-love, and pride in our community. Thanks for allowing PepsiCo to be part of something so wonderful!

Statement in regards to Police involvement in Pride Parade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Winnipeg, MB – May 22, 2019 Pride Winnipeg Board of Directors acknowledge that its hard for GSRD community member in police force however they are welcome to march out of uniform. The Winnipeg community came together  to reach consensus to not allow police in uniform, a decision that was not made […]

2019 Community Feature: Alt Hotel Winnipeg

Alt Hotel Winnipeg is proud to once again be an official sponsor of the Winnipeg Pride Festival. Alt Hotel Winnipeg is our city’s unmissable new destination for business and leisure travelers. Located at the corner of Portage Avenue and Donald Street, Alt Hotel Winnipeg is right across the street from BELL MTS Place, within walking […]

2019 Community Feature: PRISM

PRISM is an innovative mentoring program through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg, designed specifically for the LGBTTQ2IA* community. The first of its kind in Manitoba, the PRISM program matches children and youth who identify as LGBTTQ2IA* with an adult mentor who also identifies as LGBTTQ2IA* for a one on one mentoring relationship. Through regular outings, the match will foster a friendship that is […]

2019 Community Feature: Air Canada

As a leading airline, Air Canada values all their employees equally and recognizes the importance of diversity as a valued contributor to our success. Air Canada believes in mirroring Canada’s diverse landscape within society and tries to reflect this within their employee demographics to meet the needs of our customers.  This includes hiring and supporting […]

2019 Community Feature: Birchwood BMW

At Birchwood BMW, we believe in living your ultimate life – the life you choose to live. We embrace and celebrate diverse communities, which is why we are proud sponsors of The 2019 Pride Winnipeg Festival. Birchwood BMW stands by what makes each and every individual authentic, as all individuals create and contribute to our […]