Don Iveson, Mayor, Edmonton

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On behalf of City Council and the citizens of Edmonton, I’m proud to offer my support to the Day of Pink campaign. Bullying can have severely damaging impacts on children and its effects can last a lifetime. Both victims and aggressors are at risk of drug and alcohol abuse, depression and suicide. The City of Edmonton is committed to preventing these outcomes through early intervention and building on the strengths of our youth to create a safe, inclusive and welcoming city.
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The Honourable Philip S. Lee, LG, Manitoba

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As The Queen’s representative in Manitoba, I am pleased to extend vice-regal greetings to the volunteers, board of directors, staff and friends of the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity as you host your annual Day of Pink Gala. Every human being deserves dignity and respect. Each deserves to be valued for who they are, just as they are. We are fortunate to live in a country where people of many different cultures, backgrounds and experiences live together in harmony. The mutual r...
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Brian Bowman, Mayor of Winnipeg

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"A strong community supports and celebrates each other in our uniqueness, differences, and diversity. Everyone deserves to feel safe - and we have a responsibility to work together, treat each other with respect and care, and stand up and say no to bullying and discrimination. On the behalf of the City of Winnipeg and City Council colleagues, I would like to  extend thanks to Jer's Vision: Canada Youth's Diversity Initiative for standing up against bullying."
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Lou Rinaldi, MPP for Northumberland-Quinte West

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"There is no place for bullying and discrimination in schools or the workplace or anyplace for that matter. The Day of Pink serves to be a reminder that a world free from harassment in all its despicable forms is a world we can all be proud of. Being different or unique should be something we celebrate not vilify. Society is a far better place when it is made up of as much diversity as possible. It is in our uniqueness as individuals we find our humanity not in our conformity".
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Christine Elliott,MPP Whitby-Oshawa

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“We’ve all heard the heartbreaking stories of kids being bullied by their peers at school, on the playground or in their communities. On April 8thwe wear pink for those affected by bullying to let them know that they are not alone. By standing together, we can eliminate bullying, homophobia, transphobia and discrimination in our local communities and across Ontario.”
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Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia

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We need to celebrate the differences among us and ensure that every Canadian has the opportunity to fulfill their dreams, to feel comfortable and to be able to show us who they are. If you are experiencing bullying, please know that there are people who want to help, who love you, who want to care for you and want to ensure that your future is as bright as we all know it can be.
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Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, MLA for Lunenburg

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“Day of Pink is key for students to learn about the importance of inclusion, identity and acceptance. Young people across the country who take part in this day are gaining awareness and becoming more informed and accepting citizens. We should all take a moment to thank schools who participate in this day and be sure to wear pink on April 8, 2015.”
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Anne Hoggarth

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"We all have witnessed the indelible scars left on the victims of bullying and discrimination. Thank you to those very brave students who helped spot light these behaviours. Educating our littlest citizens that we are not all alike and that every person deserves acceptance, can only improve society. I urge all Canadians to support The Day of Pink and become leaders in eradicating these destructive practices."
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