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.

March 13, 2023: Flags are lowered to half-mast at North Cowichan fire halls to recognize the passing of a retired fire fighter member.



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)
2nd Sunday
Firefighters' National Memorial Day
Sept 20 Death of Owen Webb, former North Cowichan firefighter and retired Operations Department staff member
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