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 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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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


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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


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NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From January 21, 2015 until sunset, Monday, January 26, 2015, day of the funeral.


Occasion:
Death of Constable David Matthew Wynn, member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who died on January 21, 2015.


Masting location(s):
On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the town of St. Albert, Alberta.


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NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From January 8 until sunset January 12, 2015, the day of the funeral of the late Honourable Gilbert Finn.


Occasion:
Death of the Honourable Mr. Gilbert Finn, O.C., former Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick who passed away on January 7, 2015


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


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NOTICE OF HALF-MASTING

Masting Period:
From sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, the day of the funeral of the late Eric Cunningham.


Occasion:
Death of Eric Cunningham, former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, who passed away on January 1, 2015


Masting location(s):
All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the provincial riding of Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, Ontario.


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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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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