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 sunrise to sunset on Saturday, December 6, 2014


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


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From now until Wednesday, December 10, 2014, the day of the funeral of the late Jean Béliveau


Occasion:
Death of Mr. Jean Béliveau who passed away on December 2, 2014


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


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, November 11, 2014


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.



Updated! NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From October 22, 2014, until sunset on Saturday, November 1, 2014, day of the funeral of the late Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent.


Occasion:
Death of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, member of the Canadian Armed Forces


Masting location(s):
The Flag on all Federal buildings and establishments in Canada, including the Peace Tower.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
October 22, 2014, until further notice, to commemorate the tragic events that occurred in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, on October 20, 2014, and Ottawa, Ontario, on October 22, 2014.


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


Masting location(s):
The Flag on all Federal buildings and establishments in Canada, including the Peace Tower, will be flown at half-mast.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From October 22, 2014 until further notice.


Occasion:
The late Corporal Nathan Cirillo, a member of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada Regiment, in Hamilton, who died on October 22, 2014.


Masting location(s):
The flag on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments, in the Northwest Territories, will be flown at half-mast.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, September 28, 2014


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 now until sunset the day of the funeral, Monday, September 1, 2014


Occasion:
Death of the Honourable Marcel Masse, P.C., O.Q., Former Minister, who passed away August 25, 2014


Masting location(s):
On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Saint-Donat de Montcalm, Quebec. Further, the flag will be flown at half-mast on the Peace Tower from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral or the memorial service.


Additional details:

Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)



NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise August 18 until sunset on the day of the funeral.


Occasion:
Death of Richard T. A. Low, Judge of the Court of Appeal, Province of British Columbia


Masting location(s):
On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the greater Vancouver region in British Columbia.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From July 15 until sunset on July 23, 2014, day of the funeral.


Occasion:
Death of George McCague, former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the riding of Dufferin-Simcoe, Ontario


Masting location(s):
On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Simcoe-Grey, Ontario.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Monday, June 23, 2014


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:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From June 5 until sunset Tuesday June 10, 2014, day of the funeral.


Occasion:
Death of three members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Moncton, New Brunswick


Masting location(s):
On the Peace Tower (section 16), on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan (section 10), and on all of Public Safety Portfolio buildings and establishments in Canada (section 14) from June 5 until sunset, Tuesday June 10, 2014, the day of the funeral.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise until sunset on Wednesday May 28, 2014, day of the funeral of Lieutenant Colonel Daniel R. Bobbitt, who died while on duty on May 21, 2014.


Occasion:
Death of the Lieutenant Colonel Daniel R. Bobbitt, C.D., Commanding Officer - 2nd Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the City of Petawawa and in the provincial riding of Ottawa - Vanier, in Ontario.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise until sunset on May 15, 2014, day of the funeral of Constable Joseph Prevett who passed away on May 7, 2014.


Occasion:
Death of Constable Joseph Prevett, Thunder Bay Police Service


Masting location(s):
On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the City of Thunder Bay, Ontario.


Additional details:


NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Monday, April 28, 2014


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


Masting location(s):
The flags on 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 22 until sunset Friday April 25, 2014, day of the funeral 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, flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Windsor, Ontario *(Section 10), as well as on the Peace Tower in Ottawa, will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on April 25, 2014, day of the funeral.


Additional details:


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.


Additional details:


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


Additional details:


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.


Additional details:


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