Statement from Mayor McCabe on ‘Million March 4 Children' event

Posted On Tuesday September 19, 2023

In regard to the “Million March 4 Children” event planned for September 20, the City of Waterloo recognizes that people have the right to gather in peaceful protest. However, regardless of what people are protesting, there is never an excuse for hate-filled symbols, words or actions.

The Mayor and Council of the City of Waterloo support our 2SLGBTQIA+ community members of all ages, and want our 2SLGBTQIA+ residents, students, staff and others to know that you are welcome and valued as your true selves in Waterloo.

Our city is a place where anti-2SLGBTQIA+ messages and other forms of hate will not be tolerated, and we are all working so that you can feel welcome and safe here. 

Mayor Dorothy McCabe