Gabriola representatives push for rainbow crosswalk


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By Rachelle Stein-Wotten, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Gabriola’s local government representatives are pushing for a rainbow crosswalk on the island.
Electoral Area B Director Vanessa Craig wrote a letter, co-signed by Local Trust Committee Chair Dan Rogers, to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure central Vancouver Island office on Oct. 25 requesting the ministry support the placement of a rainbow crosswalk on Gabriola.
“Rainbow crosswalks, which are a visual symbol of a community’s valuing of diversity and inclusion, have been installed in many different communities across our region,” Craig wrote. “While this is a choice made by our neighbouring municipalities, as an electoral area, we rely on the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure for...continued.

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