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RMWB celebrates diversity with the region’s first rainbow crosswalk

(Fort McMurray, AB – July 25, 2017) – Hardin Street has a new look courtesy of the region’s first rainbow crosswalk near Biggs Avenue.  

“We’re proud to be a diverse, inclusive and welcoming community,” said Mayor Melissa Blake. “Diversity is our strength and this rainbow crosswalk celebrates that!”

The idea for this project gained momentum following a presentation to Council last month by representatives from Regional Advisory Committee on Inclusion, Diversity and Equality (RACIDE) and Pride YMM.  In introducing a permanent rainbow crosswalk, the Municipality joins a growing list of communities across the province and country that have introduced the colourful crosswalks in advance of local Pride celebrations.

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