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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NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From April 22 to sunset the day of the funeral or memorial service (date to be confirmed) of the late Right Honourable Herbert Eser (Herb) Gray.


Occasion:
Death of The Right Honourable Herbert Eser (Herb) Gray, P.C., C.C., Q.C., who passed away April 21, 2014.


Masting location(s):
On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Ottawa, Ontario, excluding the Peace Tower. 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.


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Updated! NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From April 10 until sunset on April 16, the day of the State Funeral of the late Honourable James Michael (Jim) Flaherty.


Occasion:
Death of The Honourable James Michael (Jim) Flaherty P.C., M.P., and former Minister, who passed away April 10, 2014.


Masting location(s):
On all federal buildings and establishments in Canada, including the Peace Tower.


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NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, April 9, 2014


Occasion:
To mark the national day of remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge


Masting location(s):
Peace Tower in Ottawa


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NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Saturday, February 1, 2014


Occasion:
In memory of the victims and the families affected by the fire in L'Isle-Verte


Masting location(s):
The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the administrative region of the Lower St. Lawrence, Quebec.


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Updated! NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Friday, December 6, 2013.


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


Masting location(s):
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 Friday, December 6, 2013, to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.


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Updated! NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, December 15, 2013, the day of the funeral.


Occasion:
Death of His Excellency Mr. Nelson Mandela, who passed away on December 5, 2013.


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


Additional details:
Rules for Half-masting of the National Flag of Canada (Section 16).


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 5, 2013, day of the funeral.


Occasion:
Death of Gary L. Leadston, former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the riding of Kitchener-Conestoga, Ontario


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Kitchener-Conestoga, Ontario, will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 5, 2013, day of the funeral of Mr. Gary L. Leadston, who passed away on December 2, 2013.


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NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From December 3, 2013 until sunset on Friday, December 6, 2013, day of the funeral of Constable Michael Pegg.


Occasion:
Death of Constable Michael Pegg of the York Regional Police


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Regional Municipality of York in Ontario.


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Updated! NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From December 2, 2013 until sunset on Monday, December 9, 2013, day of the memorial service, and on December 12, 2013, day of the private memorial service.


Occasion:
Death of Constable John Zivcic on December 2, 2013.


Masting location(s):
The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Toronto, Ontario, from December 2 to December 9, 2013. In addition, the flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Welland, Ontario, on December 12, 2013, day of the private memorial service.


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NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Monday, November 11, 2013


Occasion:
Remembrance Day


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 November 8, 2013 until sunset on Saturday, November 9, 2013, the day of the funeral.


Occasion:
Death of The Honourable Darrell O'Byrne, Judge of the Provincial Court of British Columbia.


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Northern Region of British Columbia.


Additional details:


Updated! NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From October 8, 2013 until sunset on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, and December 3, 2013


Occasion:
Death of The Honourable Paul Desmarais, P.C., C.C., O.Q. on October 8, 2013


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Charlevoix East Regional County Municipality, Quebec, from October 8 to October 16, 2013. In addition, the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be half-masted from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, day of the memorial service.


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NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From October 7, 2013 until sunset on Friday, October 11, 2013, day of the funeral


Occasion:
Death of the Honourable Fred Mifflin, P.C., C.D.


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Ottawa, except on the Peace Tower. In addition, the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be half-masted from sunrise to sunset, Friday, October 11, 2013, day of the funeral.


Additional details:


Updated! NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, September 29, 2013.


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:


Updated! NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From September 22 until sunset Tuesday, October 1, 2013


Occasion:
In memory of AnneMarie Desloges, who died in a terrorist attack in Nairobi, Kenya, on September 21, 2013.


Masting location(s):
The flags on all buildings and establishments across Canada, of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Canada Border Services Agency, as well as the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.


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Updated! NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From September 24 until October 2.


Occasion:
In memory of the victims of the OC Transpo Bus / Via Rail Train collision in Ottawa.


Masting location(s):
The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the City of Ottawa, except on the Peace Tower, as well as the flags on all four buildings at the Place du Portage Complexe (Portage 1 to 4) and at Library and Archives Canada, 550 Place de la Cité, Gatineau.


Additional details:

Rules for Half-masting of the National Flag of Canada (Sections 10 and 14):

The flags on all four buildings at the Place du Portage Complexe (Portage 1 to 4), Gatineau, will be flown at half-mast until sunset Wednesday, September 25, 2013, day of the funeral of the late Michael Bleakney, who passed away on September 18, 2013.

The flags on the Library and Archives Canada Building, 550 Place de la Cité, Gatineau, will be flown at half-mast until sunset Thursday, September 26, 2013, day of the funeral of the late Karen Krzyzewski, who passed away on September 18, 2013.

Further, the flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the City of Ottawa, except on the Peace Tower, are to be returned to full-mast at sunset on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, to close the period of mourning for victims of the accident.



Updated! NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From September 11 until September 23.


Occasion:
In honour of Mr. Marc Thibault, Mr. Daniel Dubé and Dr. Klaus Hochheim, who passed away on September 9, 2013, in a helicopter accident during a mission in the Arctic.


Masting location(s):
Flags at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans' building at 200 Kent Street, Ottawa, as well as all Canadian Coast Guard installations should be returned to full mast, at sunset, September 23, 2013.


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NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From July 19, 2013 until sunset on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, day of the funeral


Occasion:
Death of The Honourable David Alexander Colville, P.C., C.C., O.N.S.


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Wolfville, Nova Scotia. In addition, the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be half-masted from sunrise to sunset, the day of the funeral


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise July 11 until sunset July 17, 2013


Occasion:
In memory of the victims in Lac-Megantic


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


Additional details:

In addition, the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be half-masted.

Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10 and 16)



Updated! NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From June 25 until sunset on Friday, June 28, 2013, the day of the funeral


Occasion:
The Honourable Andy Scott, who passed away June 24, 2013.


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Further, the flag will flown at half-mast on the Peace Tower from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, June 23, 2013


Occasion:
National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism


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


Additional details:


Updated! NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
Flags will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, the day of the funeral


Occasion:
Death of The Honourable Garde B. Gardom, who passed away on June 18, 2013


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of British Columbia


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 10, 2013


Occasion:
Memorial Service for Deceased Parliamentarians


Masting location(s):
Peace Tower in Ottawa


Additional details:

The Flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be flown at half-mast from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 10, 2013, for the duration of the annual Memorial Service on Parliament Hill to remember deceased Parliamentarians.

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



NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From June 7, 2013 until sunset June 8, 2013, the day of the funerals.


Occasion:
The death of paramedics Don Filliter, Chris Snowball and Dustin Dagenais, who passed away on May 31 , 2013


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the cities of Sudbury, Burlington and Kapuskasing, Ontario


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From June 2, 2013 until sunset June 4, 2013, the day of the funeral


Occasion:
The death of the late Honourable James Kelleher, who passed away June 2, 2013


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Toronto, Ontario. Further, the flag will be flown at half-mast on the Peace Tower from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Saturday, May 11, 2013


Occasion:
The funeral of the late Peter Kormos, who passed away March 30, 2013


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Welland, Ontario


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From May 11 until sunset on the memorial service, Saturday May 18, 2013.


Occasion:
The memorial service of the late Honourable Doug Finley, who passed away May 11, 2013.


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Simcoe, Ontario. Further, the flag will be flown at half-mast on the Peace Tower from sunrise to sunset on the day of the memorial service.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Saturday, May 4, 2013


Occasion:
The funeral of the late Robert Elgie, who passed away April 3, 2013


Masting location(s):
Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Beaches - East York, Ontario


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, April 28, 2013.


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


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


Additional details:


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