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Premier Rachel Notley, Justin Trudeau at Edmonton Pride Parade

Premier Rachel Notley, former premier Dave Hancock, federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Edmonton Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens were among the notables marching down Whyte Avenue.
Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau was among the notables marching in the Edmonton Pride Parade Saturday. (Chris Martin/CBC News )

The Pride Parade is one of the biggest events of the summer in Edmonton.

Tens of thousands of people crowd the parade route each year, making it a must-attend event for politicians and community leaders wishing to express solidarity and support with LGBTQ Edmontonians.

This year, Premier Rachel Notley, former premier Dave Hancock, federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Edmonton Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens were among the notables marching down Whyte Avenue.

Here are some tweets from the parade route::

Premier Rachel Notley was rocking the rainbow with her colourful ensemble. 

Notley and Edmonton NDP MP Linda Duncan rode the parade route in a convertible. 

Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau tweeted about meeting up with Premier Notley. 

Former premier Dave Hancock took a selfie with colleagues from Dentons Law. 

Marni Panas, a well-known advocate on LGBTQ issues and transgender woman, with Marianne Ryan, deputy commissioner and commanding officer of RCMP K Division in Alberta. 

Ryan and Notley.

Edmonton Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens and his wife Jenny Scrivens, communications director for Ronald McDonald House 

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson was also there. 

Coun. Scott McKeen was riding a colourful bike when he wasn't thinking about stealing cute puppies. 

Notley introduced the three openly-gay Alberta NDP MLAs to the crowd after the parade. 

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