Entries by Jonathan Niemczak

Community Feature: Oh Doughnuts

Oh Doughnuts has the fantastic distinction of being LGBT* owned and operated, with about half of our staff identifying as LGBT*. Many of us have relied on Pride week to feel surrounded by love and acceptance, and we are overwhelmed by joy to be able to support such a happy and inclusive event. Winnipeg Pride […]

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 2017 Pride Winnipeg Festival. Birchwood BMW stands by what makes each and every individual authentic, as all individuals create and contribute to our […]

Community Feature: Out’n About Travel

Out’n About Travel is proud to be part of the 30th Anniversary Pride Winnipeg Festival. Out’n About Travel has and continues to support various Pride events and LGBTTQ* communities since 1994. As a gay businesswoman I knew the importance of having a safe, inclusive environment to help with our communities’ travel needs.  Over time the […]


Winnipeg to host Fierté Canada | Canada Pride 2020

(Winnipeg, MB; March 1, 2017) – Pride Winnipeg Festival will play hosts to Fierté Canada | Canada Pride 2020. On the heels of its recent win of the 2020 North America OutGames, Pride Winnipeg was selected by the delegation of Canadian Pride organizers at the 2017 Fierté Canada Pride Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia to […]

Statement Reaffirming Pride Winnipeg as a Non-Partisan Organization

Pride Winnipeg Festival Inc. is a voluntary, not-for-profit Community Organization incorporated under the Laws of Manitoba whose purpose is to provide an opportunity for LGBTTQ* persons and their allies to celebrate their culture, heritage and diversity. We achieve this through the coordination and facilitation of an annual Festival to celebrate and showcase the diversity of […]

Winnipeg to host the North America Continental OutGames in 2020

(Winnipeg, MB; November 28, 2016) – Look out, Winnipeg! OutGames is coming to the city for the first time. Following a competitive bidding process to attract this high-profile sport-tourism event, the board and membership of the Gay and Lesbian International Sports Association (GLISA) for North America is pleased to announce Winnipeg will serve as hosts […]

Statement on Pride Winnipeg’s Commitment to Working with Our Community to Make Pride More Inclusive, Safe, Diverse and Accessible

(Winnipeg, MB; July 21, 2016) – Pride Winnipeg is committed to making our organization and all of our activities more inclusive, safe, diverse and accessible. To accomplish this, Pride Winnipeg is engaging with various members and groups of our community to receive feedback and discuss ways we can address concerns in order to improve as […]