Flags at the City of White Rock
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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
Day of Mourning (Workers)
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
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
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.