National Flag of Canada half-masting 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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Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on August 26, 2019, the day of the memorial service. Occasion: DEATH OF THE HONOURABLE DEEPAK OBHRAI, M.P. Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Calgary Forest Lawn, Alberta, are to be hoisted completely and will be half-masted from sunrise to sunset on the day of the memorial service (date to be determined). Additional details:

Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on August 26, 2019, the day of the memorial service of the late Deepak Obhrai.

Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset on Thursday, August 8, 2019, the day of the funeral. Occasion: DEATH OF THE HONOURABLE JOCELYNE ROY VIENNEAU, O.N.B. Masting location(s): The flags on the Peace Tower and on all federal buildings and establishments in the province of New Brunswick. Additional details:
Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: Until sunset on July 13, 2019. Occasion: DEATH OF THE HONOURABLE W. THOMAS MOLLOY, O.C., S.O.M., Q.C. Masting location(s): The flags on all federal buildings and establishments in the province of Saskatchewan. Additional details:

Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on July 13, 2019, the day of the commemorative service of the late Honourable W. Thomas Molloy, who passed away on July 2, 2019.

Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset on the day of the memorial service (July 5, 2019) of the late Mark Warawa. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Mark Warawa, M.P. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Langley - Aldergrove, British-Columbia Additional details:

Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on the day of the memorial service (July 5, 2019) of the late Mark Warawa.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, June 23, 2019. 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. Additional details:
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on June 6, 2019. Occasion: 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Yukon Territory. Additional details:
Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset on May 26, 2019, the day of the memorial service. Occasion: DEATH OF FORMER PREMIER OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR, BEATON TULK. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Newfoundland and Labrador. Additional details:
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019. Occasion: Memorial Service for Deceased Parliamentarians. Masting location(s): Peace Tower in Ottawa. Additional details:
Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Saturday, April 27, 2019 Occasion: DEATH OF THE FORMER SENATOR THE HONOURABLE PIERRE DE BANÉ, P.C., Q.C. Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower Additional details:

The day of the funeral service of the late Pierre de Bané.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Occasion: IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGIC INCIDENTS IN SRI LANKA Masting location(s): The Flag on the Peace Tower. Additional details:
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Occasion: WORKERS' MOURNING DAY Masting location(s): The Peace Tower in Ottawa and on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across Canada. Additional details:

Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on April 9, 2019. Occasion: VIMY RIDGE DAY Masting location(s): Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details:

To mark the national day of remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now to sunset on Friday, March 15, 2019. Occasion: IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE SHOOTINGS IN NEW ZEALAND. Masting location(s): The Peace Tower Additional details:
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Occasion: IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE AIRCRAFT CRASH IN ETHIOPIA. Masting location(s): The Flag on the Peace Tower. Additional details:
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset on March 13, 2019. Occasion: HALF-MASTING: DEATH OF THE HONOURABLE GORDON FRANCIS OSBALDESTON, P.C., C.C. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the City of London, Ontario. Additional details:

Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on March 13, 2019, the day of the funeral of the late Gordon Francis Osbaldeston.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Saturday, February 23, 2019. Occasion: DEATH OF FORMER MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT PAUL DEWAR. Masting location(s): The Peace Tower. Additional details:

The day of memorial service of the late Paul Dewar.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset on Saturday, February 16, 2019, the day of the memorial service. Occasion: DEATH OF THE HONOURABLE MICHAEL H. WILSON, P.C., C.C. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the City of Toronto. Additional details:

Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, February 16, 2019, the day of the memorial service of the late Michael H. Wilson.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Thursday, February 7, 2019. Occasion: DEATH OF MR. MICHAEL FERGUSON, AUDITOR GENERAL OF CANADA Masting location(s): The Flag on the Peace Tower. Additional details:

As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 16)

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset on January 20, 2019. Occasion: DEATH OF THE HONOURABLE JEAN-EUDES DUBÉ, P.C., Q.C. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Ottawa, Ontario (excluding the Peace Tower). Additional details:

Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on January 20, 2019, the day of the memorial service of the late Jean-Eudes Dubé.

Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: January 21, 2019 Occasion: DEATH OF THE FORMER SENATOR THE HONOURABLE PIERRE DE BANÉ, P.C., Q.C. Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Ottawa, Ontario, are to be hoisted to the masthead. Additional details:

The flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on the day of the memorial service which will be announced at a later date.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: Thursday, December 13, 2018. Occasion: DEATH OF FORMER MEMBER OF PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT JOHN SMITH. Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Hamilton Mountain. Additional details:
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Wednessday, December 5, 2018, the day of the funeral. Occasion: DEATH OF DEATH OF GEORGE H. W. BUSH, FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments, including the flag on the Peace Tower. Additional details:

In addition, flags at all Canadian missions located in the United States of America are to be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 6, 2018. 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:
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset on the day of the funeral Occasion: Death of Mr. Bernard Landry Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Quebec Additional details:

As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 10)

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Remembrance Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018. Occasion: REMEMBRANCE DAY Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower. Additional details:

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 now until sunset on Friday, October 19, 2018, the day of the funeral. Occasion: DEATH OF THE HONOURABLE DONALD MACDONALD, P.C., C.C. Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Toronto, Ontario. Additional details:

Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Friday, October 19, 2018, the day of the funeral of the late Donald Macdonald.

 

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

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset on October 13, 2018. Occasion: DEATH OF THE HONOURABLE PETER ADAMS, P.C. Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Peterborough, Ontario. Additional details:

Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on October 13, 2018, the day of the memorial service of the late Peter Adams.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Occasion: POLICE AND PEACE OFFICERS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower in Ottawa. Additional details:

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

Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset on September 15, 2018. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Alastair William Gillespie P.C. O.C. Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the City of Toronto. Additional details:

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

 

Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on September 15, 2018, the day of the service of the late Alastair William Gillespie.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Occasion: FIREFIGHTERS’ NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower in Ottawa. Additional details:

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

Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: from now until sunset on August 18, 2018 Occasion: to mark the tragic events that took place in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on August 10, 2018. Masting location(s): Flags on all RCMP buildings and establishments across Canada Additional details:

As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10 & 16), the flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Province of New Brunswick will be flown at half-mast from now until sunset on August 18, 2018, to mark the tragic events that took place in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on August 10, 2018.

 

In addition, flags on all RCMP buildings and establishments across Canada, will be flown at half-mast from now until sunset on August 18, 2018, to mark the tragic events that took place in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on August 10, 2018.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From August 14 until sunset on August 18, 2018. Occasion: IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGIC EVENTS IN FREDERICTON, NB, ON AUGUST 10, 2018 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments throughout the province of New Brunswick. Additional details:

As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)

Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From July 24, 2018 until until sunset on Monday July 30, 2018 Occasion: In memory of the victims of the tragic events that took place in Toronto, Ontario on July 22, 2018. Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the City of Toronto, Ontario Additional details:

As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 1 para 10)

Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From July 13 until sunset on July 19, 2018. Occasion: Death of Ray Frenette, former Premier of New Brunswick Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments throughout the province of New Brunswick. Additional details:

As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 1. RULE #10),

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Occasion: NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR VICTIMS OF TERRORISM Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa and on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country. Additional details:

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

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 4, 2018. Occasion: MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR DECEASED PARLIAMENTARIANS Masting location(s): Flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details:

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

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From May 8 until sunset on May 11, 2018, the day of the funeral of the late Paul Wyatt Dick. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Paul Wyatt Dick, P.C. who passed away on May 2, 2018. Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Town of Arnprior, Ontario Additional details:

As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 7)

Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on May 11, 2018, the day of the funeral of late Paul Wyatt Dick.

Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From May 2, 2018 until sunset May 10, the day of the funeral of the late Gord Brown Occasion: Death of the Honourable Gord Brown, P.C. who passed away on May 2, 2018 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, Ontario Additional details:

As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 8).

Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on May 10, 2018, the day of the funeral of the late Gord Brown.

Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From April 24, 2018 until April 30, 2018 Occasion: In memory of the victims of the tragic events that took place in Toronto, Ontario on April 23, 2018. Masting location(s): In addition to the Peace Tower in Ottawa, the flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the City of Toronto, Ontario. Additional details:

As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 16)

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From April 23 until sunset on May 6, 2018, the day of the memorial service of the late Keith Ashfield, who passed away on April 22, 2018. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, P.C. who passed away on April 22, 2018. Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Fredericton, New Brunswick Additional details:

As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 7)

Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on May 6, the day of the memorial service of the late Keith Ashfield.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: On the day of the funeral Thursday April 19, 2018 Occasion: The death of Constable Ian Jordan, who passed away on April 11, 2018 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of British Columbia Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10).
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Saturday, April 28, 2018 Occasion: Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace (Workers' Mourning Day) Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 11)
Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From April 9 until sunset on April 22, 2018 Occasion: In memory of the victims of the tragic accident near Tisdale, Saskatchewan Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Saskatchewan Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10 & 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on April 9, 2018 Occasion: To mark the national day of remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From Tuesday, March 27 until sunset Thursday, March 29, 2018, the day of the funeral of Roger Anderson. Occasion: The death of Roger Anderson, who passed away on March 24, 2018 Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Regional Municipality of Durham (City of Pickering, City of Ajax, City of Whitby, City of Oshawa, Municipality of Clarington, Township of Scugog, Township of Uxbridge and Township of Brock) Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 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 Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 11)
Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From November 16, 2017 until sunset on on Monday, November 27, 2017, the day of the funeral of the late Tobias C. Enverga, Jr. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Tobias C. Enverga, Jr., who passed away on November 16, 2017 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Toronto, Ontario Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 7)
Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral on Monday, November 27, 2017, of the late Tobias C. Enverga, Jr.
Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From November 7 until November 8, 2017 and on the day of the funeral or the memorial service on Sunday, November 19, 2017 Occasion: Death of Constable John Davidson from the Abbotsford Police Department, British Columbia, who passed away on November 6, 2017 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Abbotsord as well as buildings of Public Safety Canada in British Columbia Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017 Occasion: Remembrance Day Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting 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 now until sunset on October 27, 2017, the day of the funeral of the memorial service of the late P. Michael Pitfield Occasion: Death of the Honourable P. Michael Pitfield, P.C., O.C., C.V.O., who passed away on October 19, 2017 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Montreal, Quebec Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 7)
Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on October 27, 2017, the day of the funeral or the memorial service of the late P. Michael Pitfield.
Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: On the day of the funeral or the memorial service (date to be determined) of the late Mr. Downie Occasion: Death of Mr. Gord Downie who passed away on October 17, 2017 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Kingston, Ontario Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 16)
Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast on the day of the funeral or the memorial service (date to be determined) of the late Gord Downie.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From October 3 until sunset on October 6, 2017 Occasion: In memory of the victims of the tragic event in Las Vegas, United States. Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From September 15 until sunset on September 20, 2017, the day of the funeral Occasion: Death of Constable Francis Deschênes of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who passed away on September 12, 2017 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Memramcook, Moncton and Sainte-Anne-de- Madawaska, New Brunswick and the New Brunswick-Nova Scotia border Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada ( section 10).
Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From September 14, 2017 until sunset on September 23, 2017, day of the funeral of the late Arnold Chan Occasion: Death of Arnold Chan M.P., who passed away on September 14, 2017 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Scarborough-Agincourt Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 8)
Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on September 23, 2017, the day of the funeral.
Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: From September 13 until sunset on September 19, 2017, day of the funeral of the late Allan Joseph MacEachen Occasion: Death of the Honourable Allan Joseph MacEachen, P.C., O.C., who passed away on September 12, 2017 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Inverness County Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 7)
Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on September 19, 2017, the day of the funeral.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, September 24, 2017 Occasion: 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: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on September 10, 2017 Occasion: Firefighters’ 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: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From August 18 until sunset on August 20, 2017 Occasion: In memory of the victims of the tragic events that took in Spain and Burkina Faso Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: Until sunset on the day of the funeral on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Occasion: Death of Dianne Marie Tompkins Brushett, M.P. who passed away on July 11, 2017 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Town of Truro, Nova Scotia Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 23, 2017 Occasion: National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa and on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: Until sunset on June 7, 2017 Occasion: In memory of the victims of the attack in London, England on June 3, 2017 Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 5, 2017 Occasion: Annual memorial service for deceased Parliamentarians Masting location(s): The Flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 11)
Updated Notice of half-masting Masting period: On June 7, 2017, on the day of the funeral of the late Grace M. McCarthy, O.C., O.B.C., former Deputy Premier of the Province of British Columbia Occasion: Death of Grace M. McCarthy, O.C., O.B.C., former Deputy Premier of the Province of British Columbia, who passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Province of British Columbia Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: until sunset on May 25, 2017 Occasion: Victims of the attack in Manchester, England on May 22 2017 Masting location(s): the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: Until sunset on the day of the commemorative service on May 19, 2017 Occasion: Death of Honourable Ronald George Atkey, P.C., Q.C., who passed away on May 9, 2017 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Toronto Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 7).
Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset service on May 19, 2017, the day of the commemorative service of the late Ronald George Atkey.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on April 28, 2017 Occasion: 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: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on April 9, 2017 Occasion: To mark the national day of remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From March 23 until sunset on the day of the funeral service on March 31, 2017 Occasion: Death of the Honourable William (Bill) Rompkey, P.C. who passed away on March 21, 2017 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Ottawa, with the exception of the Peace Tower Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 7)
In addition, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on March 31, 2017, the day of the funeral service of the late William (Bill) Rompkey.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From March 22 until sunset on March 25, 2017 Occasion: In memory of the victims of the attack in London on March 22, 2017 Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From March 1 until sunset on the day of the funeral or commemorative service of the late James McGrath Occasion: Death of the Honourable James McGrath, P.C., former Minister and former Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, who passed away on February 28, 2017 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (sections 7 & 10)
In addition, the flag on the Peace Tower will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral or commemorative service.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From January 30 until sunset February 6, 2017 Occasion: In memory of the victims of the attack in the City of Québec on January 29, 2017 Masting location(s): The flags on all federal buildings and establishments in Canada, including the Peace Tower, with the exception of buildings and establishments in the province of Quebec Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 16)
Additionally, in accordance with the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10), the flags on all federal buildings and establishments in the province of Quebec, will be flown at half-mast until sunset February 7, 2017.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From January 26 until sunset on the day of the funeral on February 4, 2017, of the late Marcel Prud’homme Occasion: Death of the Honourable Marcel Prud'homme, P.C. who died on January 25, 2017 Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Ottawa, with the exception of the Peace Tower Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 7)
Further, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on February 4, 2017, the day of the funeral of the late Marcel Prud’homme.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: January 3 to January 6, 2017 Occasion: The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa, will be flown at half-mast from now until sunset January 6, 2017, in memory of the victims of the attack in Istanbul Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From December 8 until sunset on December 19, 2016, day of the funeral of the late Honourable Warren Allmand Occasion: Death of the Honourable Warren Allmand, P.C., O.C., Q.C. who passed away on December 7, 2016 Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Montréal, Québec Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on December 19, the day of the funeral
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 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 sunrise to sunset on Friday, November 11, 2016. 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 October 14 until sunset October 28, 2016 the day of the of the memorial for the late Honourable Jim Prentice Occasion: Death of the Honourable Jim Prentice who passed away October 13, 2016 Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Calgary Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on October 28, the day of the memorial service.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From October 6 until sunset on the day of the funeral or commemorative service (date to be confirmed) of the late Barbara A. Hagerman, former Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, who passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Barbara A. Hagerman, O.P.E.I., former Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island Masting location(s): on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Prince Edward Island Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, September 25, 2016 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: Rules for Half-masting of the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset on Tuesday September 13, the day of the commemorative service of the late Norman L. Kwong, former Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, who passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016. Occasion: Death of Norman L. Kwong, CM, AOE, LLD, former Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, who passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Alberta Additional details:
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From August 17 until sunset August 27, 2016 the day of the funeral for the late Honourable Mauril Bélanger, who passed away on August 16, 2016 Occasion: Death of Honourable Mauril Bélanger, P.C., M.P. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Ottawa-Vanier. Additionally, the flag on the Peace Tower will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on August 27, 2016 the day of the funeral. Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Sections 7 and 8)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From July 15 until sunset on Monday, July 18, 2016 Occasion: To mark the tragic events that took place in Nice, France, on July 14, 2016 Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From June 30 until sunset on July 2, 2016 Occasion: In memory of the victims of the attack in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 28, 2016 Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will not be half-masted on July 1, 2016, Canada Day, in accordance with Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 19).
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From June 20 until the day of the funeral or commemorative service, date to be confirmed, of the late L. Norbert Thériault Occasion: Death of the Honorable L. Norbert Thériault, who passed away on June 19, 2016 Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Baie-Saint-Anne, New Brunswick Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From June 20 until the day of the funeral or commemorative service, date to be confirmed, of the late Gerry Cormier Occasion: Death of His Worship Gerry Cormier, who passed away on June 19, 2016 Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Miramichi, New Brunswick Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From June 19 until sunset on July 4, 2016. Occasion: Death of Honourable Brian M. Joyce who passed away on June 18, 2016. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the region of Chilliwack. British Columbia Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Further information regarding the funeral or memorial service will be provided at a later date and a subsequent half-masting notice will be issued
Notice of half-masting Masting period: Now until sunset on June 18, the day of the funeral Occasion: Death of the Honourable J. Gilles Lamontagne, P.C., O.C., C.Q., C.D. Masting location(s): On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Québec, Quebec Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From June 13, 2016 until June 16, 2016 Occasion: The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be flown at half-mast from now until June 16, 2016 in memory of the victims of the attack in Orlando, FL, on June 12, 2016 Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Thursday, June 23, 2016, 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. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset on the day of the funeral or commemorative service (date to be confirmed) of the late Leonard S. Marchand Occasion: Death of the Hourable Leonard S. Marchand, who passed away on June 3, 2016. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Kamloops, British Columbia Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Further, the flag will be flown at half-mast on the Peace Tower in Ottawa from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral or commemorative service
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 30, 2016 Occasion: Memorial Service for Deceased Parliamentarians Masting location(s): 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 sunset on May 12, 2016, day of the commemorative service of the late William H. Jarvis, who passed away on April 27, 2016 Occasion: Death of the Honourable William H. Jarvis, P.C., Q.C. who died on April 27, 2016. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Cornwall, Ontario Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Further, the flag will be flown at half-mast on the Peace Tower in Ottawa from sunrise to sunset on the day of the commemorative service
Notice of half-masting Masting period: Sunrise to sunset on Thursday, April 28, 2016 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 Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise until sunset on April 12, 2016 the day of the funeral of the late Constable Sarah Beckett Occasion: Death of Constable Sarah Beckett of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who passed away on April 5, 2016 Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Province of British Columbia Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on April 9, 2016 Occasion: To mark the national day of remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge Masting location(s): Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From March 30, 2016 until sunset on April 8, 2016, the day of the funeral of the late Honourable Jean-Charles (Jean) Lapierre. Occasion: The death of Honourable Jean-Charles (Jean) Lapierre, P.C. who died on March 29, 2016. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Montréal, and les Iles de la Madeleine, Quebec Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7) Further, the flag will be flown at half-mast on the Peace Tower in Ottawa from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral or commemorative service.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From March 23, 2016 until sunset on the day of the funeral or memorial service on April 1, 2016 for the late Jim Hillyer. Occasion: The death of Jim Hillyer, M.P. who died suddenly on March 23, 2016. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Medicine Hat, Alberta Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 8)
Further, the flag will be flown at half-mast on the Peace Tower in Ottawa from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral or memorial service on April 1, 2016.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From March 28 until sunset on March 31, 2016 Occasion: In memory of the victims of the tragedy in Pakistan on March 27, 2016. Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From March 22 until sunset March 25, 2016 Occasion: In memory of the victims of the tragedy in Belgium on March 22, 2016 Masting location(s): The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From February 26, 2016 until sunset, March 5, 2016, the day of the funeral of the late Donald Ross Getty, former Premier of Alberta Occasion: Death of the late Donald Ross Getty, O.C., A.O.E., former Premier of the Province of Alberta, who passed away on Friday, February 26, 2016. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Alberta Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise until sunset, Friday February 19, the day of the memorial service for Stuart Milton Hodgson, former Commissioner of the Northwest Territories Occasion: Death of Stuart Milton Hodgson, former Commissioner of the Northwest Territories who passed away December 18, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Northwest Territories Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: from now until sunset the day of the funeral or memorial service (date to be confirmed) Occasion: Death of the Honourable Robert Coates, P.C., Q.C. Masting location(s): in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia Additional details: January 13, 2016
Death of the Honourable Robert Coates, P.C., Q.C.
As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7), flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, excluding the Peace Tower, will be flown at half-mast from now until sunset the day of the funeral or memorial service (date to be confirmed) of the Honourable Robert Coates, who passed away January 11, 2016.
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.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From January 9, 2016 until sunset on January 25, 2016, day of the commemorative service of the late John Harvard, former Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba Occasion: Death of John Harvard, P.C., O.M., former Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba who passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016 Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Furthermore, the flag on the Peace Tower will be flown at half-mast from sunrise on January 25, 2016, the day of the commemorative service. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset on Saturday, January 9, 2016. the day of the commemorative service of the late Howard Pawley, former Premier of Manitoba Occasion: Death of Howard Pawley, Premier of Manitoba, who died on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Manitoba and in the City of Windsor, Ontario. Furthermore, the flag on the Peace Tower will be flown at half-mast from sunrise until sunset on Saturday, January 9, 2016, the day of the commemorative service. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From December 23, 2015 until sunset on Thursday, December 24, 2015 Occasion: Death of the Honourable Russell Mackay, Provincial Court Judge, British Columbia Masting location(s): The flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Chilliwack, Surrey and Abbotsford Region, will also be flown at half-mast on the day of the funeral or memorial service. Additional details: , to mark the death of the late Honourable Russell Mackay.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: January 31, 2016 from sunrise to sunset, the day of the commemorative service of the late Bill Bennett, former Premier of British Columbia Occasion: Death of Bill Bennett, former Premier of British Columbia, who died on Thursday, December 03, 2015 Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of British Columbia as well as the Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Sections 7 and 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, December 6, 2015 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: , to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From November 24 until Sunday, November 29, 2015, the day of the commemorative service of the late Manmeet Bhullar. Occasion: Death of Manmeet Bhullar, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, who passed away on November 23, 2015. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Alberta Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: The flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be at half-mast until sunset on Monday, November 16, 2015. Occasion: To mark the tragic events that took place in Paris, France Masting location(s): The Peace Tower in Ottawa Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 16), the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be at half-mast until sunset on Monday, November 16, 2015, to mark the tragic events that took place on Paris, France,  on November 13,  2015.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Occasion: Remembrance Day - Details, Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower, will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Remembrance Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2015. 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. 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 sunrise to sunset on Thursday, October 22, 2015 Occasion: Anniversary of the death of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo, members of the Canadian Armed Forces 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 Sunday, September 27, 2015 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: Rules for Half-masting of the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
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 Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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 Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
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 Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
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 Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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 Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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 Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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 Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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 Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
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. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
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. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
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. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Sections 7 and 16)
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 Additional details: Rules for half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
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 Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
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 Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 10)
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. Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 10)
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 Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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. Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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 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.
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: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 16)
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: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 16)
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: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (section 10)
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: Rules for Half-masting of the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10,14 and 16)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Sections 7 and 16)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
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: Rules for Half-masting of the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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. Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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. Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
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: Rules for Half-masting of the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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 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. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting of the National Flag of Canada (Sections 7 and 11)
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: Rules for Half-masting of the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
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: Rules for Half-masting of the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
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. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting of the National Flag of Canada (Section 14)
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.
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. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 14)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
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)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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: 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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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 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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)  
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10) 
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: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11) 
Notice of half-masting Masting period: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, from sunrise to sunset. Occasion: Funeral of the late Margaret Thatcher, who passed away April 8, 2013. Masting location(s): Peace Tower in Ottawa. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From March 29, 2013 until sunset Friday, April 5, 2013, the day of the memorial service. Occasion: Death of Ralph Klein who passed away March 29, 2013. Masting location(s): On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Province of Alberta. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10) 
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From March 27, 2013 until sunset the day of the funeral April 1, 2013. Occasion: Death of the late Honourable J. Léonce Bernard, who passed away March 26, 2013. Masting location(s): On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Prince Edward Island. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10) 
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Thursday March 21, 2013, day of the funeral. Occasion: Death of Constable Jennifer Kovach, who passed away March 14, 2013. Masting location(s): On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Guelph, Ontario. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10) 
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Friday, March 1, 2013, the day of the funeral. Occasion: Death of Herb Epp on February 25, 2013. Masting location(s): On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10) 
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Saturday, February 23, 2013, the day of the funeral. Occasion: Death of Marion Helen Bryden. Masting location(s): On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Beaches-East York, Ontario. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, the day of the funeral of Mrs. Claudette Boyer. Occasion: Death of Claudette Boyer. Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Ottawa-Vanier, Ontario (with the exception of the Peace Tower). Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From February 20 until sunset the day of the funeral or memorial service (date to be confirmed) Occasion: Death of The Honourable Eugene Whelan on February 19, 2013 Masting location(s): On all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Amherstburg, Ontario; 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 January 31, 2013 until sunset, February 2, 2013, the day of the commemorative service of the Honourable Diane Marleau, who passed away January 30, 2013. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Diane Marleau. Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Sudbury, Ontario. Further, the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on February 2, 2013, the day of the commemorative service. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7) 
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From January 25 until sunset, February 2, 2013 the day of the funeral of the late Right Honourable Martial Asselin. Occasion: Death of the Right Honourable Martial Asselin, who passed away on January 25, 2013. Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Québec, Quebec. Further, the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on February 2, 2013, the day of the funeral. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From January 22, until sunset, Saturday January 26, 2013, day of the funeral of the late Mr. John Melville Turner, Former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Occasion: Death of Mr. John Melville Turner, former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario and Speaker of the Ontario Legislative Assembly, who passed away January 20, 2013. Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Riding of Peterborough, Ontario. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From January 16, 2013 until sunset Monday January 21, 2013, day of the funeral of the late Honourable Robert Gordon Robertson. Occasion: Death of the late Honourable Robert Gordon Robertson, who passed away on Tuesday January 14, 2013. Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Ottawa, Ontario, with the exception of the Peace Tower. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset Thursday, December 6, 2012. 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. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From November 27, 2012, until sunset on on the day of the funeral or commemorative service (date to be confirmed), in honour of the late Honourable Gilbert R. Clements, former Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, who passed away on November 26, 2012. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Gilbert R. Clements, former Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Prince Edward Island. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From November 21, 2012, until sunset on Friday, November 23, 2012, the day of the funeral for the late Mr. Clifford Pilkey, former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, who passed away November 17, 2012. Occasion: Death of the late Mr. Clifford Pilkey, former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Riding of Oshawa, Ontario. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From November 13, 2012, until sunset Tuesday, November 20, 2012, the day of the funeral of Constable Adrian Oliver, who died while on duty November 13, 2012 in Surrey, British Columbia. Occasion: Death of Constable Adrian Oliver of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Masting location(s): Flags on all buildings and establishments of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police across the country. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 14)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on November 6, 2012, the day of the funeral of the late honourable Robert Kaplan, who passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Robert Kaplan, P.C., former Member of Parliament for the Riding of York Centre. Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Toronto, Ontario will be flown at half-mast. Further, the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be flown at half-mast on November 6, 2012, until sunset, the day of the funeral. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Remembrance Day, Sunday, November 11, 2012. Occasion: Remembrance Day. Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower, will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Remembrance Day, Sunday, November 11, 2012. 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. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From October 23, 2012, until October 29, 2012, the day of the Memorial Service for the late Honourable Mr. Harvie Andre. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Mr. Harvie Andre, former Member of Parliament for the Riding of Calgary Centre (1972-1988), who passed away on Sunday October 21, 2012. Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Calgary, Alberta, will be flown at half-mast from now until sunset on the day of the funeral or commemorative service (date to be confirmed). Further, the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on October 29, 2012, the day of the Memorial Service. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From October 19, 2012, until sunset on Friday, October 26, 2012, the day of the funeral of the late Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander. Occasion: Death of The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander, former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, who passed away on October 19, 2012. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Ontario, with the exception of the Peace Tower. Further, the flag on the Peace Tower will fly at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Friday, October 26, 2012, day of the funeral. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From now until sunset today, October 11, 2012 Occasion: Funeral for the late Mr. John Cleary, Former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, who passed away October 6, 2012. Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Ridings of Cornwall and Stormont --Dundas—Charlottenburgh in Ontario will be flown at half-mast. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From September 26, 2012 until sunset on October 5, 2012 Occasion: Death of The Honourable Sylvia Fedoruk, former Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, who passed away September 26, 2012. Masting location(s): Flags on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Saskatchewan will be flown at half-mast Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, September 30, 2012, 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, will be flown at half-mast Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From September 14, 2012, until sunset on the Friday, September 21, 2012, the day of the memorial service of the Honourable E. Peter Lougheed. Occasion: Death of the Honourable E. Peter Lougheed, P.C., C.C., A.O.E., Q.C., Former Premier of Alberta, who passed away on September 13, 2012. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the Province of Alberta. Further, the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Friday, September 21, the day of the memorial service of the Honourable E. Peter Lougheed. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7).
Notice of half-masting Masting period: Friday, August 24, 2012, the day of the memorial service of Peace Officer Rod Lazenby Occasion: Death of Peace Officer Rod Lazenby from the Municipal District of Foothill in Alberta, who was killed on duty on August 10, 2012 Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the City of High River, Alberta Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From July 20, 2012, until sunset Sunday, July 29, 2012, the day of the memorial service Occasion: Death of Constable Derek Pineo of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who died while on duty, on July 20, 2012 in Wilkie, Saskatchewan. Masting location(s): All buildings and establishments of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, across the country Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 14)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From July 18, 2012 until sunset on Friday, July 20, 2012, the day of the funeral of Correctional Officer Michael Gaucher. Occasion: Death of Correctional Officer Michael Gaucher from the Drumheller Minimum Security Unit in Alberta Masting location(s): All Department of Public Safety Correctional Services Canada facilities in the Prairie Region (Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta), as well as Community Operation Offices in north west Ontario and the Northwest Territories. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 14)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: Sunrise to sunset on Saturday, June 23, 2012 Occasion: National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism Masting location(s): Peace Tower, Ottawa Additional details: As per the Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada, the flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa and on all Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, June 23, 2012, to mark this day.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 4, 2012 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 4, 2012, for the duration of the annual Memorial Service on Parliament Hill to remember deceased Parliamentarians.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Saturday, April 28, 2012 to mark this day of mourning 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 Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Monday April 9, 2012 Occasion: The national day of remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge Masting location(s): 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 February 22 until sunset February 25, 2012, day of the funeral of the late Honourable Pierre Juneau. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Pierre Juneau who passed away February 21, 2012. Masting location(s): February 22 to 25: All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Montréal, Québec. February 25: The Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Thursday, March 15, 2012, the day of the funeral of Mr. Silipo Occasion: Death of Tony Silipo, former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the riding of Davenport, from 1991 to 1999 Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Davenport Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From February 9 until sunset on February 18, 2012 day of the funeral of the late Honourable Fred Dickson. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Fred Dickson, Q.C., Senator (2009-2012), who passed away February 9, 2012. Masting location(s): February 9 to 18: All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Truro, Nova Scotia. February 18: The Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Saturday January 14, 2012, day of the funeral service of His late Excellency Richard Turkson. Occasion: Death of His Excellency Richard Turkson, High Commissionner for Ghana in Canada, who passed away on November 23, 2011. Masting location(s): The Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 9)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, December 6, 2011. 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 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From November 14 until sunset on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, the day of the funeral of the late Honourable Stuart Stratton. Occasion: Death of The Honourable Stuart Stratton, Q.C., former Chief Justice of New Brunswick. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of New Brunswick. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Friday, November 11, 2011. Occasion: Remembrance Day Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. 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 or service) until sunset. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From October 20 until sunset on Sunday, October 23, 2011, the day of the funeral service of the late Honourable Barnett J. Danson. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Barnett J. Danson, P.C., C.C., LL.D., and Former Member of Parliament for the Riding of York North (1968-1979) Masting location(s): October 20 to 23: All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Toronto, Ontario. Additional details: October 23: The Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From October 19 until sunset on Friday, October 21, 2011, the day of the memorial service of the late Honourable B. Reginald Alcock. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Reginald B. Alcock, P.C., B.A., M.P.A. and Former Member of Parliament for the Riding of Winnipeg South (1993-2006) Masting location(s): October 19 to 21: All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. October 21: The Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 7)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: Wednesday, October 5, 2011, to honour the memory of the two victims. Occasion: Death of two victims in a plane crash near the community of Lutselk'e in the Northwest Territories. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in Yellowknife and Lutselk'e, Northwest Territories. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, September 25, 2011. Occasion: Police and Peace Officers' National Memorial Day. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From September 23 until sunset on Sunday, September 25, 2011, to honour the memory of the two victims. Occasion: Death of two victims of the Arctic Sunwest Crash in the Northwest Territories. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the City of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Sunday, September 11, 2011, to honour the memory of the innocent people who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Occasion: Tenth Anniversary of 9/11. Masting location(s): The Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From August 22 until sunset on Saturday, August 27, 2011, the day of the funeral of the late Honourable Jack Layton. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Jack Layton, P.C., B.A, M.A., Ph.D - Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition and Member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments across Canada, including the Peace Tower in Ottawa. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: Tuesday, July 26, 2011, the day of the memorial service for William A. Ferguson. Occasion: Death of William A. Ferguson, former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the riding of Kitchener (1990 to 1994) Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the City of Kitchener, Ontario. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10) 
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, the day of the funeral of Constable Garrett Styles. Occasion: Death of Constable Garrett Styles of the York Regional Police who was killed while on duty on June 28, 2011. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the York Region, Ontario. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting, the National Flag of Canada (Section 14)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: See Rules for Half-masting, the National Flag of Canada (Section 14) Occasion: Death of Master Corporal Francis Roy from the Canadian Forces, who passed away on June 25, 2011. Masting location(s): See Rules for Half-masting, the National Flag of Canada (Section 14) Additional details: Fallen Canadians

Rules for Half-masting, the National Flag of Canada (Section 14)


Death of a member of the Canadian Forces is marked in accordance with the Protocol established by the Department of National Defense.

Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Thursday, June 23, 2011. Occasion: National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments across the country, including the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting, the National Flag of Canada (Section 16)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 6, 2011. Occasion: Memorial Service for Deceased Parliamentarians Masting location(s): The Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From May 27 until sunset, Wednesday, June 8, 2011, the day of the funeral of Bruce Crozier. Occasion: Death of Bruce Crozier, member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the riding of Essex. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Essex, Ontario. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting, the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: See Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 14) Occasion: Death of Bombardier Karl Manning from the Canadian Forces in Afghanistan on May 27, 2011. Masting location(s): See Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 14) Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 14)

Fallen Canadians

Death of a member of the Canadian Forces is marked in accordance with the Protocol established by the Department of National Defense.
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset on Friday, May 6, 2011, the day of the funeral for Patrick Michael Hayes. Occasion: Death of Patrick Michael Hayes, former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the Riding of Essex-Kent. Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the riding of Essex-Kent, Ontario. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 10)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From sunrise to sunset Thursday, April 28, 2011. Occasion: Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace Masting location(s): All Government of Canada buildings and establishments across Canada. Additional details: Rules for Half-masting the National Flag of Canada (Section 11)
Notice of half-masting Masting period: From April 16 until sunset on Saturday, April 23, 2011, the day of the funeral of the late Honourable Allan Blakeney. Saturday, May 7, 2011, the day of the memorial service for the late Honourable Allan Blackeney. Occasion: Death of the Honourable Allan Blakeney, P.C., O.C., S.O.M., D.C.L., F.R.S.C., Q.C., former Premier of Saskatchewan, who passed away on April 16, 2011. Masting location(s): April 16 to 23, 2011: All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Saskatchewan. May 7, 2011: All Government of Canada buildings and establishments in the province of Saskatchewan and the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Additional details:

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

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