Nearly 60 people turned out this morning for a flag-raising event at the Chatham-Kent Civic Centre as Pride Week officially began.

Chatham-Kent Mayor Darrin Canniff spoke about the importance of diversity and inclusivity in the community.

Pride Week continues with the True Colours Prom on Friday night at Hope House, parade on Saturday, followed by family activities in Tecumseh Park.

The weekend will conclude with a Saturday night dance.

For more information about Pride Week visit https://www.ckpride.com/.