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Pride parade with the Pride flag flowing in the breeze.

SHAW PRIDE MARCHES ON.

To celebrate Pride safely during COVID-19 restrictions, we’re commissioning artists from 2SLGBTQ+ and ally communities to create an art walk to help make our world brighter together for everyone.
Pride parade with the Pride flag flowing in the breeze.

CALL FOR 2SLGBTQ+ ARTISTS.

Together with our friends at Calgary Pride, The City of Calgary and Calgary Arts Development, we’re commissioning artists from 2SLGBTQ+ and ally communities to create murals that celebrate community and connection.

Call for artists

All 2SLGBTQ+ artists and allies with experience in mural painting can apply. Closing date: July 9

Creation of murals

Chosen artists will create their murals in Central Memorial Park in Calgary in mid August.

Showcase of murals

Murals will be unveiled at Central Memorial Park in Calgary and on Instagram and Twitter during Calgary Pride.
Mike Hooves and their Shaw Pride 2020 mural.

LAST YEAR’S ARTISTS.

This is the second year we’re commissioning artists from 2SLGBTQ+ and ally communities to create art for everyone to enjoy during Calgary Pride. Last year we featured awe-inspiring artwork by Cory Bugden and Sarah Lamoureux, AJA Louden and Nicole Wolf, Wilmer Aburto and Colin Menzies, and Mike Hooves.
Mike Hooves and their Shaw Pride 2020 mural.

BRILLIANT PARTNERS.

We have long-term partnerships with several great organizations focused on helping everyone feel included and accepted—making Canada a brighter place for all of us. Some of our great partnerships include:

The Get REAL Movement

To help decrease 2SLGBTQ+ discrimination in schools and summer camps, we’ve helped The Get REAL Movement provide inclusivity workshops to 50 schools in BC and Manitoba.

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Kids Help Phone

To help provide 24/7/365 professional and confidential counselling to young people, including 2SLGBTQ+ youth in crisis, we’ve partnered with Kids Help Phone for over 15 years.

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Pride at Work Canada

We’re the national partner of Pride at Work Canada which is a network of employers committed to empowering 2SLGBTQ+ employees through dialogue, leadership and workshops.

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Minerva

We partner with Minerva to deliver a leadership program for girls, transgender and non-binary youth—encouraging self-awareness and inspiration to take on new challenges.

Learn more
 

Shaw employee stands in front of the Pride and Transgender flags in Central Memorial Park.

PRIDE @ SHAW.

We’re proud to celebrate a rainbow of identities that makes us unique at Shaw. Through our diversity of thought, experience and perspective, we create a culture that embraces individual differences and strengths to bring out the best in all our employees.
Shaw employee stands in front of the Pride and Transgender flags in Central Memorial Park.

SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES.

Explore a list of our favourite 2SLGBTQ+ owned businesses in Western Canada and keep your dollars in your local economy.

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