Half-masting of the Flag Notices

The following notices provide details about half-masting events in Canada, or in special circumstances, in a foreign country. See the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada for more information.

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Updated NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
January 31, 2016 from sunrise to sunset, the day of the commemorative service of the late Bill Bennett, former Premier of British Columbia


Occasion:
Death of Bill Bennett, former Premier of British Columbia, who died on Thursday, December 03, 2015


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of British Columbia as well as the Peace Tower in Ottawa


Additional details:


Updated NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From January 9, 2016 until sunset on January 25, 2016, day of the commemorative service of the late John Harvard, former Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba


Occasion:
Death of John Harvard, P.C., O.M., former Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba who passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Furthermore, the flag on the Peace Tower will be flown at half-mast from sunrise on January 25, 2016, the day of the commemorative service.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
from now until sunset the day of the funeral or memorial service (date to be confirmed)


Occasion:
Death of the Honourable Robert Coates, P.C., Q.C.


Masting location(s):
in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia


Additional details:

January 13, 2016

Death of the Honourable Robert Coates, P.C., Q.C.

As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7), flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, excluding the Peace Tower, will be flown at half-mast from now until sunset the day of the funeral or memorial service (date to be confirmed) of the Honourable Robert Coates, who passed away January 11, 2016.

Further, the flag will be flown at half-mast on the Peace Tower from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral or memorial service.



Updated NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From now until sunset on Saturday, January 9, 2016. the day of the commemorative service of the late Howard Pawley, former Premier of Manitoba


Occasion:
Death of Howard Pawley, Premier of Manitoba, who died on Wednesday, December 30, 2015


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Manitoba and in the City of Windsor, Ontario. Furthermore, the flag on the Peace Tower will be flown at half-mast from sunrise until sunset on Saturday, January 9, 2016, the day of the commemorative service.


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NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From December 23, 2015 until sunset on Thursday, December 24, 2015


Occasion:
Death of the Honourable Russell Mackay, Provincial Court Judge, British Columbia


Masting location(s):
The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Chilliwack, Surrey and Abbotsford Region, will also be flown at half-mast on the day of the funeral or memorial service.


Additional details:

As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10), flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Chilliwack, Surrey and Abbotsford Region, will be flown at half-mast from now until sunset on Thursday, December 24, 2015, to mark the death of the late Honourable Russell Mackay.



NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, December 6, 2015


Occasion:
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower in Ottawa


Additional details:
As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11), flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower in Ottawa, will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, December 6, 2015, to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women



Updated NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From November 24 until Sunday, November 29, 2015, the day of the commemorative service of the late Manmeet Bhullar.


Occasion:
Death of Manmeet Bhullar, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, who passed away on November 23, 2015.


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Alberta


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Updated NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be at half-mast until sunset on Monday, November 16, 2015.


Occasion:
To mark the tragic events that took place in Paris, France


Masting location(s):
The Peace Tower in Ottawa


Additional details:
As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 16), the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be at half-mast until sunset on Monday, November 16, 2015, to mark the tragic events that took place on Paris, France,  on November 13,  2015.


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.


Occasion:
Remembrance Day - Details, Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower, will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Remembrance Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2015. When half-masting occurs at the National War Memorial or a place where remembrance is being observed, the half-masting can occur at 11:00 a.m. (or according to the prescribed order of service) until sunset.


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower.


Additional details:

Rules for Half-masting of the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)

When half-masting occurs at the National War Memorial or a place where remembrance is being observed, the half-masting can occur at 11:00 a.m. (or according to the prescribed order of service) until sunset.



NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Thursday, October 22, 2015


Occasion:
Anniversary of the death of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo, members of the Canadian Armed Forces


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower in Ottawa.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, September 27, 2015


Occasion:
To recognize Police and Peace Officers' National Memorial Day


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower in Ottawa.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise until sunset, August 14, 2015, day of the funeral of the late Samuel Lavoie Nadeau, who died on August 10, 2015


Occasion:
Death of Private Samuel Lavoie Nadeau


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada building and establishments in Dieppe, New Brunswick


Additional details:


Updated NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From July 27, 2015, until sunset on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 of Kirby Tott who passed away on July 25, 2015.


Occasion:
Death of correctional officer Kirby Tott


Masting location(s):
All Correctional Service of Canada buildings in British Columbia


Additional details:


Updated NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From July 27 until sunset, Sunday, August 2, 2015, on the day of the memorial service of the late Honourable Flora Isabel MacDonald, P.C., C.C., O.Ont., O.N.S., who died on July 26, 2015.


Occasion:
Death of the Honourable Flora Isabel MacDonald, P.C., C.C., O.Ont., O.N.S., former Minister


Masting location(s):
The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Ottawa, Ontario, excluding the Peace Tower. Furthermore, the flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Ottawa, Ontario, as well as the flag on the Peace Tower, will be flown at half-mast from sunrise until sunset on Sunday, August 2, 2015, on the day of the memorial service.


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NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to mark this day.


Occasion:
National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism


Masting location(s):
The Peace Tower in Ottawa and on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country


Additional details:


Updated NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From June 9, 2015, until sunset, on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in honour of the late Constable Daniel Woodall, who passed away June 8, 2015.


Occasion:
In honour of the late Constable Daniel Woodall, who passed away June 8, 2015.


Masting location(s):
The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Edmonton, Alberta


Additional details:


Updated NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From June 1, 2015 until sunset on the day of the funeral, June 9, 2015.


Occasion:
To mark the death of Mr. Jacques Parizeau, Former Premier of Quebec who passed away on June 1, 2015


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Quebec


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
Sunrise to sunset on Thursday, June 4, 2015


Occasion:
To mark the anniversary of the June 2014 shootings that took the lives of three members of the RCMP


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of New-Brunswick


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From May 27, 2015 until the morning of May 28, 2015, to mark the passing of the late Mr. George Braden. Also, the flags will be flown at half-mast from on the date of the funeral (date to be confirmed).


Occasion:
Death of Mr. George Braden, Former Government Leader of the Northwest Territories, who passed away on May 25, 2015


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Northwest Territories


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 1, 2015


Occasion:
Memorial Service for Deceased Parliamentarians


Masting location(s):
Peace Tower in Ottawa


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
Sunrise to sunset on Tuesday April 28, 2015


Occasion:
Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace (Workers' Mourning Day)


Masting location(s):
The Peace Tower in Ottawa and on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across Canada


Additional details:


Updated NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From April 26, 2015 until sunset on Wednesday, April 29, 2015


Occasion:
Death of the Honourable Christine Stewart, P.C., Former Minister who died on April 25, 2015.


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Town of Cobourg, Ontario as well as on the Peace Tower in Ottawa. Furthermore, the flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Town of Cobourg, Ontario, as well as the flag on the Peace Tower, in Ottawa, will be flown at half-mast from sunrise until sunset on Saturday, May 23, 2015, the day of the memorial service for late the Honourable Christine Stewart, P.C.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From April 25, 2015 until sunset on Monday, April 27, the day of the funeral of the late The Honourable Alasdair Bernard Graham


Occasion:
Death of the Honourable Alasdair Bernard Graham, P.C. who died on April 22, 2015


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Halifax in Nova-Scotia. The flag will also be at half-mast on the Peace Tower in Ottawa from sunrise until sunset on Monday, April 27, day of the funeral.


Additional details:


Updated NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From April 24, 2015 until sunset, Thursday, April 30, 2015 day of the funeral of the late Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin.


Occasion:
Death of the Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Senator and Speaker of the Senate who died on April 24, 2015


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Montréal as well as on the Peace Tower in Ottawa.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
Sunrise to sunset on Thursday, April 9, 2015


Occasion:
National day of remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge


Masting location(s):
Peace Tower in Ottawa


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From now until sunset, Saturday, March 14, 2015, day of the funeral or memorial service.


Occasion:
Death of Sergeant Andrew Doiron, member of the Canadian Armed Forces, who died on March 6, 2015.


Masting location(s):
On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in New-Brunswick


Additional details:


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