Flags at the City of White Rock

Canada Flag 2021
BC flag 2021
white rock flag 2021

The City of White Rock flies the Canadian flag, the Province of British Columbia flag and the flag of the City of White Rock on designated poles at various buildings and properties throughout the city, including at City Hall. 

Flag-Raising

The City of White Rock flags are flown on City properties on a permanent basis and a temporary basis to mark special occasions. Special occasions include national days, multicultural events, fundraising drives. They encourage support from the community and benefit and enrich White Rock. 

City Hall Single Flagpole

Requests maybe made in writing to the Mayor and Council for consideration of a flag to be flown on the single flagpole in front of City Hall. Requesting organizations must be not-for-profit with a noted affiliation with the City of White Rock. Contact mayor@whiterockcity.ca 

Current Flag-Raising

The rainbow flag to recognize Pride Week will be flown on the single flagpole in front of City Hall from July 16 to July 26.

Flag Half-Masting

Flags are flown at half-mast as a sign of respect and mourning for an individual or to mark a special day. Flags to be flown at half-mast include all flags at City Hall and all flags at City-operated properties that are capable of half-masting. 

Current Notice of Half-Masting

City of White Rock flags are currently at half-mast to honour the 215 children whose remains were found at the residential school site in Kamloops.

Annual Schedule 

The City of White Rock annually honours those who have lost their lives in the workplace, in the line of duty, who have served in the Canadian Armed Forces or with its allies or who have been the victims of terrorism or violence against women. Here is the planned annual schedule.

Date of Half-Masting

Occasion

April 28

Day of Mourning (Workers)

June 23

National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

Second Sunday in September

Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

Last Sunday in September

Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day

November 11

Remembrance Day

December 6 

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

 

Flag Policy  

The City of White Rock has a flag policy and follows the flag protocol and etiquette of the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.