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Toronto Gay Pride—politics, drag and dancing

Mercer and Stronach play with water guns (PHOTOS)

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Politicos and celebrities marched with drag queens in this year’s Pride parade in Toronto. Some were armed with water guns. Below, Rick Mercer and Belinda Stronach.

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Proud Liberals carry the Liberal banner, while Bob Rae carries the Canadian flag.

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Liberal MP Dr. Carolyn Bennett.

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Liberal MP Rob Oliphant.

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Toronto Mayor David Miller.

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Toronto mayoral candidate George Smitherman.

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Toronto mayoral candidate Rocco Rossi.

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Ontario Liberal MPP Glen Murray (middle).

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NDP float.

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NDP leader Jack Layton (in pink).

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NDP MP Olivia Chow.

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Green leader Elizabeth May.

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Pride grand marshals Todd Klinck and Mandy Goodhandy.