Bruce Power believes in the power of diversity, equity and inclusion for all and as part of the company’s commitment, it is pleased to support and sponsor community Pride parades and events.
June is Pride Month, which is dedicated to commemorating and celebrating the diversity of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities and serves as an opportunity for members and allies to come together to recognize the talent, resilience, and contributions from within.
“At Bruce Power, our people are our greatest resource, and we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce that is inclusive, supportive and free of discrimination,” said Chris Mudrick, Bruce Power’s Chief Nuclear Officer. “We carry these beliefs into the community by supporting Pride events in our area.”
Bruce Power will take part in the following events:
Huron County Pride Festival – June 10
- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Courthouse Square, Goderich
Owen Sound Pride Parade and Street Fair – June 17
- 3 p.m. – Parade begins at 10th St. E. (goes along 2nd Ave. E. to Farmers’ Market); 3:30 to 6 p.m. – Street Fair, Vendors Market at Owen Sound Farmers’ Market (88 8th St. E.).
Kincardine Pride Parade – June 24
- 11 a.m. – Parade from Bruce Power Training Facility B72 parking lot to Kincardine District School (885 River Lane)
11:30 a.m. – Celebration at Macpherson Park (kids play area); Dunsmoor Park (entertainment, arts and crafts); Kincardine Pavilion (vendors).
Fort Papalia, President of Kincardine Pride, said it’s important to have a strong, progressive community where one’s neighbours, friends, family and visitors feel respected, valued and safe regardless of their gender expression or who they love.
“Kincardine Pride is honoured to have had the ongoing support of Bruce Power from our very first year,” Papalia said. “Bruce Power and its employees have always been ‘Powered by Love’ in partnering with us toward making our community more inclusive and welcoming to all, a place where everyone is valued, represented and treated with dignity.”
Grey Bruce Pride said Bruce Power remains one its leading sponsors, and it is thrilled with the opportunity of help create visibility for the community.
“In our small rural communities, these steps of acceptance and inclusion create bonds within our community,” said Rachel Paterson, Chair, Grey Bruce Pride. “We also recognize Bruce Power as one of our local leading employers within the trades that recognizes the need for safe workspaces for their 2S-LGBTQQIAP+ employees and community members.”
About Bruce Power
Bruce Power is an electricity company based in Bruce County, Ontario. We are powered by our people. Our 4,200 employees are the foundation of our accomplishments and are proud of the role they play in safely delivering clean, reliable nuclear power to families and businesses across the province and life-saving medical isotopes around the world. Bruce Power has worked hard to build strong roots in Ontario and is committed to protecting the environment and supporting the communities in which we live. Formed in 2001, Bruce Power is a Canadian-owned partnership of TC Energy, OMERS, the Power Workers’ Union and The Society of United Professionals. Learn more at www.brucepower.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
For further information, please contact:
John Peevers – 519-386-3799 – email@example.com