CFB Edmonton 1st base to raise gay-pride flag

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The rainbow flag, a symbol for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people, was raised near the base headquarters building. It will remain in place for one week to coincide with Edmonton’s Pride Festival. “The flag-raising is really a symbol to all members of the LGBT community,” she said, “whether they are civilian or serving members, that the Canadian Forces promotes principles of inclusiveness, equality and dignity.”

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