The City of Toronto half-masts flags at the locations noted to mark national commemorative dates, to mourn the passing of public figures including current and past elected officials, and to mark tragedies and commemorations as shown:

March 11
National Day of Observance for COVID-19
All flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, the five Civic Centres, Metro Hall, Division, Agency, Board and Commission headquarters, Fire and Paramedic Stations and City operated Long-Term Care Homes (10), will be flown at half-mast on Thursday, March 11, 2021 to mark the National Day of Observance for COVID-19.

March 21
City of Toronto Day of Remembrance for Lives Lost to COVID-19
All flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, the five Civic Centres, Metro Hall, Division, Agency, Board and Commission headquarters, Fire and Paramedic Stations and City operated Long-Term Care Homes (10), will be flown at half-mast on Sunday, March 21, 2021 to mark the City of Toronto’s Day of Remembrance for Lives Lost due to COVID-19.

April 9 – 17
The passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
All flags on official flag poles at Toronto City Hall, Old City Hall, the Civic Centres, Metro Hall and all City of Toronto facilities, parks and vessels (where operationally feasible) will be flown at half-mast from April 9 to April 17 to mark the passing of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

April 9
National Day of Remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Flags on official flag poles at Toronto City Hall, Old City Hall and other locations that memorialize the First World War will be flown at half-mast to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9.

April 28
National Day of Mourning (Workers’ Mourning Day)
Flags on official flag poles at Toronto City Hall, Metro Hall, Etobicoke Civic Centre, York Civic Centre, North York Civic Centre, Scarborough Civic Centre and East York Civic Centre, will be flown at half-mast to commemorate the National Day of Mourning for persons killed or injured in the workplace.

May 30 – June 8
Children on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation territory and all Residential Schools
All flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, East York Civic Centre, Etobicoke Civic Centre, York Civic Centre, North York Civic Centre, Scarborough Civic Centre, Metro Hall and Fire and Paramedic Stations, City facilities and parks, where operationally feasible, will be flown at half-mast from May 30 until June 8, for 9 days or 215 hours, in memory of the 215 children whose remains were discovered on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation territory and for the thousands of children who were sent to residential schools and never returned.

June 8 – 9
Flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, Metro Hall, Etobicoke Civic Centre, York Civic Centre, North York Civic Centre, Scarborough Civic Centre and East York Civic Centre, will be flown at half-mast in memory of the family who were victims of the tragic attack in London, Ontario. 

June 22
The late John Papadakis, Former East York Councillor
All flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, East York Civic Centre, Etobicoke Civic Centre, York Civic Centre, North York Civic Centre, Scarborough Civic Centre, and Metro Hall will be flown at half-mast on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 to recognize the passing of former East York Councillor John Papadakis, who passed away on June 12, 2021.

June 23
National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism
Flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, Metro Hall, Etobicoke Civic Centre, York Civic Centre, North York Civic Centre, Scarborough Civic Centre, East York Civic Centre and Humber Bay Park East (location of the Air India Memorial) will be flown at half-mast to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism.

June 24 -28
751 Unmarked Graves on Cowessess First Nation territory and all Residential Schools
All flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, Civic Centres (East York, Etobicoke, York, North York, Scarborough) Metro Hall, Parks, Fire and Paramedic Stations, Long Term Care, Toronto Water, Transportation (where operationally feasible) will be flown at half-mast from June 24 until June 28 in memory of the 751 children and all those found in unmarked graves which were discovered on the grounds of the former Marieval (Cowessess) Residential School in Cowessess First Nation territory as well as in memory of all children who did not return from residential schools.

June 30 – July 4
182 Unmarked Graves on Ktunaxa Nation near Cranbrook, BC
All flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, the Civic Centres (East York, Etobicoke York, North York, Scarborough) Metro Hall, Parks, Fire and Paramedic Stations, Long Term Care, and other facilities (where operationally feasible) will be flown at half mast from June 30 until July 4, in memory of the 182 individuals whose remains were found near the former residential school on the Ktunaxa Nation and neighbouring First Nations communities near Cranbrook and to honour all children who did not return from residential schools.

July 2 – July 12
Line of Duty Death: Toronto Police Constable Jeffrey Northrup
All flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, Metro Hall, Civic Centres, Toronto Fire and Paramedic Stations and other facilities will be flown at half mast from July 2 until the end of the day on July 12 (the date of the funeral) in memory of Toronto Police Constable Jeffrey Northrup, who tragically lost his life in the line of duty on July 2.

July 15 – 18
Over 160 Unmarked Graves near former Residential School on Penelakut Island
All flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, the Civic Centres (East York, Etobicoke, York, North York, Scarborough) Metro Hall, and other facilities (where operationally feasible) will be flown at half mast from July 15 until July 18, in memory of the individuals in 160 unmarked graves near the former Residential School on Penelakut Island which were discovered, and to honour all children who did not return from residential schools.

August 8 – 11
The late Hon. William G. Davis, PC, CC, OOnt, QC, 18th Premier of Ontario.
All flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, East York Civic Centre, Etobicoke Civic Centre, York Civic Centre, North York Civic Centre, Scarborough Civic Centre, and Metro Hall will be flown at half-mast from  August 8, until the end of the day on August 11, to mark the passing of the late Honourable William G. Davis, PC, CC, OOnt, QC (18th Premier of Ontario).

September 12
Firefighters’ National Memorial Day
Flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, Metro Hall, Etobicoke Civic Centre, York Civic Centre, North York Civic Centre, Scarborough Civic Centre, East York Civic Centre and Toronto Fire Halls, will be flown at half-mast to commemorate Firefighters’ National Memorial Day.

September 26
Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day
Flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, Metro Hall, Etobicoke Civic Centre, York Civic Centre, North York Civic Centre, Scarborough Civic Centre and East York Civic Centre, will be flown at half-mast to commemorate Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day.

September 30
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, Old City Hall, Metro Hall, Civic Centres, Fire and Paramedic Stations. Long Term Care Facilities, Parks and other facilities (where operational requirements permit) will be flown at half-mast to mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

November 11
Remembrance Day
Flags on official flag poles at Toronto City Hall, Old City Hall, East York Civic Centre, Etobicoke Civic Centre, York Civic Centre, North York Civic Centre, Scarborough Civic Centre and Metro Hall will be flown at half-mast to commemorate Remembrance Day.  Flags will also be half-masted at all City of Toronto Division, Agency, Board and Commission headquarters and other City locations that memorialize Canadian war dead.  When half-masting occurs at a location where Remembrance Day is being observed, half-masting may occur according to the prescribed order of service but flags should remain half-masted following the ceremony until sunset/close of business.

December 6
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, Metro Hall, Etobicoke Civic Centre, York Civic Centre, North York Civic Centre, Scarborough Civic Centre and East York Civic Centre, will be flown at half-mast to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.