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Are you wondering why the City has lowered the flags, or why a different flag is flying?

See the Flag Protocol Policy here.

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2017 Flag Status Updates

  • Monday, August 28 -  City Hall will fly the Lancieux Flag to honour our sister city relationship with Lancieux, France.
  • Monday, June 26 - City Hall will fly the Ushiku Flag to honour our sister city relationship with Ushiku, Japan.
  • Friday, June 23 - all City flags flown at half-mast for the National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Terrorism.
  • Wednesday, June 21 - City Hall will fly the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council flags in honour of Aboriginal Day.  
  • Monday, June 12 - the Philippine Flag flies at City Hall in honour of Philippine Independence Day. A group of Filipino residents will gather at noon to sing, pray and observe a minute of silence.
  • Monday, May 22 - the Royal Union Jack flies at City Hall and the Public Safety Building in recognition of Victoria Day.  
  • Monday, May 15 - the Francophone flag flies at City Hall to celebrate the Francophone community.  
  • Friday, April 28 - flags at all City facilities flown at half-mast for the National Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace.   
  • Tuesday, April 18 - flags at all City facilities flown at half-mast due to the passing of former Commissioner Jim Smith.
  • Sunday, April 9 - flags at all City facilities flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset in commemoration of the National Day of Remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.   
  • Monday, March 13 - the Union Jack to be flown at City Hall, the Public Safety Building and the Canada Games Centre in recognition of “Commonwealth Day” in Canada.  
  • Tuesday, January 10 - all flags at half-mast to mark the passing of Former Councillor Florence Roberts, in recognition of her service to the City and the community.