The following is the list of flag raisings for the current term of council, for flags that will be raised on the courtesy flagpole at City Hall, unless otherwise noted.

Please note, ceremony times may be subject to change.

November

November 10
Flag of the Republic of Angola
Independence Day
Ceremony at 1:30 p.m.

November 11
Remembrance Day
The City of Toronto flag that flew on Juno Beach on April 6, 2019 (Vimy Ridge Day)
will be flown to mark the 75th anniversary of D Day this year.

November 15-16
Métis Flag
Louis Riel Day
Ceremony at 9 a.m

November 17
Flag of the Republic of Poland
Independence Day

November 17
Flag of the Kingdom of Morocco
Independence Day
Ceremony at 3 p.m.
Mel Lastman Square

November 18
Flag of the Republic of Latvia
Independence Day
Ceremony at 11 a.m.

November 20
Transgender Flag
Transgender Day of Remembrance
Ceremony at 3 p.m.

November 29
Flag of Barbados
Independence Day
Ceremony at 11 a.m.
Mel Lastman Square

October

October 1
UN International Day of Older Persons flag
International Day of Older Persons

October 6
Flag of the Republic of Cyprus
Independence Day
Ceremony at 12:30 p.m.

October 18
Flag of Toronto FC
To mark the post-season playoff season
Ceremony at 12 p.m.

October 23
Flag of Hungary
Revolution Day
Ceremony at 12 p.m.

October 24
World Polio Day flag
World Polio Day
Ceremony at 8:30 a.m.

October 25
Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Independence Day
Ceremony at 11:45 a.m.

September

September 4
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Foundation of Canada
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Awareness Day
Ceremony at 9 a.m.

September 7
Flag of the Federative Republic of Brazil
Independence Day
Ceremony at 12 p.m.

September 13-14*
Flag of the Republic of Chile
Independence Day
Ceremony at 12 p.m.

September 15
Flag of the Republic of El Salvador
Independence Day
Ceremony at 10:30 a.m.

September 21
Wiphala Flag
Autumn Equinox
Ceremony at 3 p.m.

September 25
Franco-Ontarian Flag
Journée des Franco-Ontariens et des Franco-Ontariennes
Ceremony at 10:30 a.m.

September 30
Flag of the People’s Republic of China
70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China
Ceremony at 10 a.m.

August

August 3
Flag of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
Independence Day
Ceremony at 11 a.m.

August 4
Flag of Jamaica
Independence Day
Ceremony at 1 p.m.

August 6
World Scout Flag
To welcome 5,000 Scouts from United Kingdom and Germany to Toronto
Ceremony at 1 p.m.

August 10
Flag of the Republic of Ecuador
Independence Day
Ceremony at 10:30 a.m.

August 17
Pan African Flag
Commemoration of Emancipation Month
Ceremony on at 2 p.m.

August 18
Flag of the Republic of India
Independence Day
Ceremony at 11 a.m.

August 23 – Sept. 1*
Canadian Paralympic Committee
To mark the VI Parapan American Games in Peru
Queen Street Walkway flag pole

August 24
Flag of the Republic of Cuba
Toronto-Cuba Friendship Day
Ceremony at 4:20 p.m.

August 25
Flag of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay
Independence Day
Ceremony at 10 a.m.

August 31
Flag of International Overdose Awareness Day
International Overdose Awareness. Moms stop the Harm
Ceremony at 11:30 a.m.

August 31
Flag of the Kingdom of Morocco
To celebrate the birthday of the King of Morocco – Mohammed VI
Ceremony at 1 p.m.
Mel Lastman Square (North York Civic Centre

July

July 1
Flag of Canada
Canada Day

July 5
Parachute Flag
National Injury Prevention Awareness
Ceremony at 12 p.m.

Flag of Algeria
Independence Day
Albert Campbell Square
Ceremony at 9:30 a.m.

July 12
Flag of Montenegro
Statehood Day
Ceremony at 2 p.m.

July 20
Flag of the Republic of Colombia
National Day
Ceremony at 11 a.m.

July 26 – August 11
Canadian Olympic Committee Committee Flag
To mark the XVIII Pan American Games
Queen St. Courtesy flagpole

July 28-Aug 2*
Flag of the Republic of Peru
Ceremony at 11 a.m.

June

June 3 – June 13*
Youthlink Flag
To raise awareness of transgender identities
Ceremony at 12 p.m.
Scarborough Civic Centre

June 4 – 18*
Rainbow & Transgender Flag
Pride Month
Ceremony at 12:30 p.m.

June 6
D-Day
The City of Toronto flag that flew on Juno Beach on April 6, 2019 will be flown today.

June 9
Flag of the Republic of Portugal
National Day
Ceremony at 5 p.m.

June 10
Deafblind Awareness Month Flag
To mark Deafblind Awareness Month
Ceremony at 12 p.m.

June 11
Flag of the Russian Federation
National Day
Ceremony at 12 p.m.

June 12
Flag of the Republic of the Philippines
National Day
Ceremony at 12 p.m.

June 13
East Metro Youth Services Flag
To raise awareness of the LGBTQ2S+ community
Ceremony at 3:45 p.m.
Scarborough Civic Centre

June 21 – 23*
519 Flag
To mark the Trans & Dyke March, Pride Parade

June 25
Flag of the Republic of Slovenia
Independence Day
Ceremony at 11 a.m.

June 30
Flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Independence Day
Ceremony at 11 a.m.

May

May 7
Childhood Cancer Canada Flag
To raise awareness of Childhood Cancer
Ceremony at 10 a.m.

May 9
Flag of the State of Israel
Independence Day
Ceremony at 10 a.m.

May 10
One Body Village Canada Flag
To raise awareness of Human Trafficking
Ceremony at 12 p.m.

May 14-17
Special Olympics Ontario 2019 Invitational Youth Games Flag
To raise awareness of the Invitational Youth Games

May 17
Toronto PFlag Flag
To raise awareness of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
Ceremony at 12 p.m.

May 18
Flag of Haiti
Flag Day
Ceremony at 9 a.m.

May 20
Royal Union Flag (Union Jack)
Victoria Day

May 22
Communities for Zero Violence Flag
To mark the National Day of Zero Violence
Ceremony at 11:30 a.m.

May 23
Walk for Values Flag
To raise awareness of Human Values
Ceremony at 12 p.m.

May 24
Flag of the Argentine Republic
May Revolution
Ceremony at 10 a.m.

May 24
Flag of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana
Independence Day
Mel Lastman Square – North York Civic Centre
Ceremony at 10:30 a.m.

May 25
Flag of the State of Eritrea
Independence Day
Ceremony at 10:15 a.m.

May 26
Flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Independence Day
Ceremony at 2 p.m.

May 28
Flag of the Republic of Armenia
100th Anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia
Ceremony at 12:30 p.m.

April

April 2
Autism Ontario Flag
To raise awareness of Autism

April 4
Dig Safe Flag
To raise awareness of reducing damages to underground facilities
Ceremony at 10:30 a.m.

April 15
Neurodiversity Flag
To raise awareness of Neurodiversity
Ceremony at 11 a.m.

April 20
Flag of the Republic of Turkey
National Sovereignty and Children’s Day
Ceremony at 1:45 p.m.

April 27
Flag of the Republic of Sierra Leone
Independence Day
Ceremony at 11:30 a.m.

April 30
Vietnamese Heritage and Freedom Flag
Journey to Freedom Day
Ceremony at 11 a.m.

March

March 3
Flag of the Republic of Bulgaria
National Day

March 3 – 17*
Flag of the Republic of Ireland
Irish Heritage and Cultural Appreciation Month
Ceremony at 11 a.m.

March 5
Flag of Cornwall
St. Piran’s Day
Ceremony at 10:30 a.m.

March 6
Toronto Flag
Incorporation of the City of Toronto

March 8
Flag of the Republic of Ghana
Independence Day

March 8
Flag of the Republic of Korea
Ceremony at 1 p.m.
Mel Lastman Square (North York Civic Centre)

March 11
Flag of the Commonwealth of Nations
Commonwealth Day

March 16
Flag of Kurdistan
To mark the 31st Anniversary of the Halabja chemical attack & Al-Anfal Campaign
Ceremony at 3 p.m.

March 17
Flag of the Republic of Mauritius
Independence Day
Ceremony at 1:30 p.m.

March 21
Flag of Down Syndrome Awareness Day 3:21
To raise awareness of Down Syndrome
Ceremony at 9 a.m.

March 25
Flag of Hellenic Republic (Greece)
Independence Day
Ceremony at 10 a.m.

March 31
Flag of the Holy See
In recognition of Saint John Paul II Day
Ceremony at 1:30 p.m.

February

February 4
Flag of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Independence Day
Ceremony at 10 a.m.

February 6 – 7*
Flag of Grenada
Independence Day
Ceremony at 12 p.m.(noon)

February 15
National Flag Day
Flag of Canada

February 22
Flag of Saint Lucia
Independence Day
Ceremony at 11 a.m.

February 23
32 Brigade Flag
Toronto Garrison Officers’ Ball

February 24
Flag of the Republic of Estonia
Independence Day
Ceremony at 10 a.m.

February 25
Flag of the Dominican Republic
Independence Day
Ceremony 3 p.m.

February 28
Rare Disease Day Flag
To raise awareness of Rare Diseases

January

January 30
Let’s Talk Flag
To raise awareness for Mental Health
Ceremony at 12:30 p.m.

January 31
Flag of the Baycrest Foundation
To raise awareness of Alzheimers

December 2018

December 17 – 23*
The Salvation Army Red Shield Flag
To raise awareness of the Red Shield Giving Hope Today Campaign
Ceremony at 10 a.m.

*Flags will be flown until date requested, unless another flag raising request is received.