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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.

United Way Flag Raising

2020 Flag Updates

  • January 29 - the Bell Let's Talk flag will be raised at City Hall at 11:30 a.m. as part of the world's largest conversation around mental health.
  • April 20 - flags at City Hall and the Public Safety Building will be flown at half mast to mark the passing of former councillor Duke Connelly.
  • April 20-26 - flags at City facilities will be lowered in solidarity with the people of Nova Scotia.
  • May 2 - flags at City Hall will be lowered from sunrise to sunset in memory of the Canadian Armed Forces members who lost their lives during an accident on April 29.
  • June 21 - the flags for Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta'an Kwäch'än Council will fly at City Hall on National Indigenous Peoples Day.
  • June 22 - the flag for Ushiku City will fly at City Hall to honour our Sister City relationship with Ushiku, Japan.
  • June 23 - flags will fly at half mast in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Terrorism.
  • July 31 - the Progress Pride flag will be raised at 10 a.m. to help launch Pride Week, which is taking place August 1-9.
  • September 13 - flags at City Hall and the Public Service Building will be flown at half-mast in recognition of Firefighters' National Memorial Day.
  • September 24 - flags at all City facilities will be flown at half-mast from now until sunset on the day of the funeral of the Right Honourable John Turner.