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Nia: A Black Youth Led Summit Jun 07, 2023

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, in partnership with the Delmore Buddy Daye Learning Institute and the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, is working with youth leaders to organize the first ever Nia Summit in September 2

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National Indigenous History Month Jun 07, 2023

June is National Indigenous History Month throughout Canada. It was first designated Aboriginal History Month in 2009, later renamed Indigenous history Month in 2017.

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June is Pride Month May 29, 2023

The origins of Pride celebrations are rooted in activism, the fight for rights and the protection from violence, discrimination and hatred targeting people who identify as two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and other minority sexual orientations and gender identities (2SLGBTQ

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