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It was a big night for Vancouver-based pop-rock duo Tegan and Sara yesterday (March 24), as the sisters were honoured at the 53rd annual Juno Awards for their advocacy work within the LGBTQ2S+ community.

The Junos celebrated another year of honouring Canadian and global musicians with an awards ceremony at Halifax’s Scotiabank Centre.

The Quin sisters earned the 2024 Juno Humanitarian Award, presented to them by Halifax native and award-winning actor Elliot Page. Known for his roles in Trailer Park Boys, Juno (no affiliation to the awards), and The Umbrella Academy, Page came out as trans in 2020.

“If the world were not so hostile to 2SLGBTQ+ people, we would see ourselves purely as musicians,” Sara Quin said while accepting the award.

The duo used the opportunity to speak out against recent policies put out by the Alberta government to prevent …

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