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Canada defunds Toronto gay pride

By |2018-01-16T01:05:22-05:00May 20th, 2010|News|

by Rex Wockner

International News Briefs

T
oronto’s gay pride festival got $400,000 in funding from the federal government last year but gets nothing this year.
Industry Minister Tony Clement told local media the government isn’t against gays but, instead, wants to fund events outside of big cities this year.
Pride Toronto isn’t convinced homophobia wasn’t a factor, pointing out that the tourism minister who handed over the money last year, Diane Ablonczy, was thereafter reassigned to different duties.

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