Yukon New Democratic Party congratulates Yukon Catholic Schools on historic pride flag raising

For the first time in the Yukon’s history, all three Yukon Catholic schools located in Whitehorse will be
celebrating Pride Month by raising the pride flag. The step is a long awaited victory for 2SLGBTQ+
students in Catholic schools in the Yukon and is an important step towards ensuring safe spaces for all
“We’re fiercely proud of the educators who are working so hard to make sure all students are safe and
supported in their schools.”

– Lane Tredger, MLA Whitehorse Centre

The Yukon NDP would like to congratulate the educators, administrators and students who worked so
hard to make this historic moment a reality.

“What this means for queer and trans kids is huge. It’s been a long road to get these flags raised at
Catholic schools and I am hopeful that this is a sign of a beautiful and bright future for students in the

– Kate White, Yukon NDP Leader