National Flag of Canada Day 

At the stroke of noon on February 15, 1965, Canada’s red and white maple leaf flag was raised for the very first time on Parliament Hill. On the same day in 1996, National Flag of Canada Day was declared.

Celebrating its 55th anniversary this year, the national flag is a symbol that unites all Canadians and reflects the common values we hold so dear — equality, diversity and inclusion.

On February 15, let’s celebrate the #CanadianFlag in communities across the country!

Take the photo challenge

Be a part of the #CanadianFlag photo challenge and share your picture on social media.

Order promotional material

Order free educational and promotional material for your Flag Day activities.

Teachers' corner

Plan exciting activities for your students and share them on social media.

About the National Flag of Canada

Retrace the events that lead to the creation of the National Flag of Canada and learn some interesting facts about our flag.

On February 15, let’s celebrate our Canadian Flag!

This video invites Canadians to take a picture with the #CanadianFlag to mark National Flag of Canada Day on February 15.
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