Media Release: Rainbow Crossings Unveiling – July 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
Mayor Bath-Hadden and Members of Council are pleased to announce that three rainbow crossings will be located within the Township of Brock.
1) Beaverton – on the front steps to the Beaverton Town Hall on Simcoe Street.
2) Cannington – on the west side of Albert Street crossing Park Street (the existing school crossing location).
3) Sunderland – on the north side of Park Street crossing Church Street (near the arena/park).
“These rainbow crossings symbolize inclusion and pride, and provide a sense of belonging and support for members of the LGBTQ community within the Township. It is an honour for this Council to be part of such a positive initiative.” Mayor Debbie Bath-Hadden
Members of the public are invited to attend the Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the rainbow crossings being held on July 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cannington Crossing. Council and other dignitaries will be in attendance.
About Rainbow Crosswalks
Rainbow crosswalks are a way for towns and cities to express support and acceptance for the LGBTQ communities residing in them. The very first permanent rainbow crosswalk in Canada was the Vancouver Rainbow Crosswalks, July 29, 2013.