Flags

Flags at half-mast and commemorative flags

Flags are flown at half-mast at all Municipal buildings and properties to honour dates, events, and the death of important people.

Commemorative flags (*) are flown on the guest pole at the Cowichan Aquatic Centre.

September 20, 2022: Flags are lowered to half-mast to recognize the passing of former North Cowichan firefighter and Operations Department staff member Owen Webb.

 

2022

Date Event or Circumstance
April 28 Workers' Mourning Day
June 23 National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism
May 17* International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia* (Pride flag)
June* Pride month* (Pride flag)
September
2nd Sunday
Firefighters' National Memorial Day
Sept 8 to Sept 20 Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, from day of announcement to sunrise the day following the funeral
Sept 20 Death of Owen Webb, former North Cowichan firefighter and retired Operations Department staff member
September
Last Sunday
Police and Peace Officers' National Memorial Day
November 11 Remembrance Day
December 6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

 

More information:
Municipality of North Cowichan
info@northcowichan.ca
250-746-3100