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Rob Ford Should Participate in Pride. Period.

3 years agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The mayor's persistent refusal to make Pride an essential part of his calendar is indefensible. Rob Ford, once again, will not be attending the Pride parade. Once again, Toronto is plunged into a fierce debate about what this means and how much it matters. It matters, tremendously, and it cannot be condoned. It matters because Rob Ford didn’t attend Pride at all last year—not the parade, not ceremonies held at [.
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Canada / Toronto : Torontoist (last year)

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Canada / Toronto : Torontoist (3 years ago)

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Canada / Toronto : Torontoist (3 years ago)

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