Thousands wear pink for anti-bullying rally in Regina

An anti-bullying rally was held in Regina today as part of Red Cross Pink Day.

Roughriders, hockey player among guest speakers

Pink Days to promote anti-bullying efforts, like this one in 2014, have become a regular event in Saskatchewan. (Geraldine Carriere/CBC)

An anti-bullying rally was held in Regina Tuesday afternoon as part of Red Cross Pink Day.

Organizers were estimating that 2,400 elementary and high school students would take part at a gym at the University of Regina kinesiology centre.

Speakers included Saskatchewan Roughrider Dan Clark, former Rider Scott McHenry and hockey player Jessica Campbell.

The message of the rally was to stand up and speak out when you see bullying happening, and to stop hazing in sports. 

The crowd was a sea of pink.

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