National Flag of Canada etiquette

Find out the rules for flying the National Flag of Canada while it is attached to a building or a pole, as well as its placement when combined with other flags.

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About National Flag etiquette

An introduction to the guidelines for all persons who wish to display the Canadian flag and other flags in Canada.

Rules for flying the National Flag

The rules and guidelines on how to display and fly the National Flag of Canada.

Position of honour

Factors to be considered in determining the location of the position of honour – that is, where the Canadian flag is placed.

Foreign flags in Canada

Etiquette to be followed for displaying the Royal Union Flag and flags of international organizations.

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