Halifax Pride February 2023 Special General Meeting

Halifax • 2023-01-23 • Dan MacKay


About 110 community members attended a Halifax Pride Special General Meeting on the evening of Monday January 23rd, via Zoom.

Meeting Chair Jimmy Mellor said, “We were elected November 7th; we walked into a crisis with eyes wide open, got some committees started, and then the latest crisis started, and our priorities changed dramatically. So here we are.”

Trina James facilitated the meeting which was in three parts: financial status, Q & A, and Elections.  


Halifax Pride in crisis again

2023-01-11 • Halifax • Dan MacKay

Halifax Pride needs a new board. Most of the Board elected in November has resigned; the remaining Board members seem to disagree about everything, including how many Board members actually remain. There is no Executive Director or staff, who are the people who actually run the festival.


Halifax Pride Exec Director Steps Down

Adam Reid. photo courtesy thestar.com2022-11-14 • Halifax, N.S. • Halifax Pride Press Release


The Halifax Pride Society has announced that after six years as Executive Director, Adam Reid is stepping down to pursue other projects. 

Starting as Halifax Pride’s first Executive Director in 2016, Reid was tasked with stabilizing the organization and ensuring the festival reflected the needs of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. 


AIDS Activism, Queer History Talks

Halifax • 2022-11-02

ACNS is putting on a pair of history talks in November. Looking Forward… Looking Back: A queer history for Haligonians discuss our local history when it comes to HIV Activism and queer activism.


Halifax Pride Special Meeting + News

Halifax Pride Logo2022-11-02 • Halifax

Halifax Pride has called for a Special General Meeting on Monday, November 7 at 6:30pm.

There are a couple of obvious reasons for this: "all but four of the Board has resigned, and two more are resigning on or before that meeting," says a Wayves source.


Cape Breton De-industrialization Study

Liam Devitt, a Masters student at Concordia University, is examining the experiences of 2SLGBTQ+ people during the deindustrialization of the steel industry in Cape Breton.

They are seeking participants who 1) self-identify on the 2SLGBTQ+ spectrum; and 2) grew up in Cape Breton between the 1960s to the 1990s.


Indulge Night Club: First Impressions

Indulge Night Club logo

2022-10-22 • Halifax • Dan MacKay

It's great to have an officially Q welcoming space back on Gottingen Street!

On Friday, October 21st, Indulge Nightclub welcomed folks to "Grand Opening Night 1" -- tomorrow is "Grand Opening Night 2."

Located upstairs at 2182 Gottingen, the space is what most Q folk in Halifax would call "The Old Menz Bar."



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