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Posted on Feb. 12, 2018

Here’s Why Canada Stepped Up To Host The Pride House In Pyeongchang

So much pride.

Canada House is the place where athletes and fans can find a taste of home in Pyeongchang during the Winter Games. And, in a first, it's also serving as a safe space for LGBT people.

With a lack of funding, it was looking pretty bleak for Pyeongchang, too. That is, until Canada stepped up.

It also makes the welcome message at Canada House even more meaningful.

It's enough to make a person actually like the Olympics.

I don’t usually get hyped for the Olympics, But I just found out that Canada House is also going to be Pride House in PyeongChang. Bravo!

You're doing amazing, sweetie.

I want #TeamCanada to win 10000 medals, but what makes my cold dark heart the proudest is that Canada House is hosting Pride House.

Just in case you needed another reason to feel some Canadian pride during the Olympics, here you go.

🇨🇦 O Canada ‼️ Thank you for hosting Canada House AND Pride House for ALL the olympic athletes ! We dont just talk… https://t.co/WDtuvDdFle

Lauren Strapagiel is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto, Canada.

Contact Lauren Strapagiel at lauren.strapagiel@buzzfeed.com.

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