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.


September 1
Flag of Prostate Cancer Support Toronto
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September 4
Flag of the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation of Canada
Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day

September 6
Flag of the Federative Republic of Brazil
Independence Day (September 7)

September 19
Flag of the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis (St. Kitts and Nevis)
Independence Day (September 19)

September 21
Flag of the Republic of Armenia
Independence Day

September 24
Flag of the Andean Council of First Nations (Wiphala)
To mark the September Equinox (September 23)

September 25
Franco-Ontarian Flag
Franco-Ontarian Day


August 1
Black Liberation Flag
Emancipation Day
Toronto City Hall, and the Etobicoke, East York, Scarborough and York Civic Centres

August 4
Black Liberation Flag
Emancipation Month
North York Civic Centre

August 5
Flag of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
Independence Day (August 6)

August 6
Flag of Jamaica
Independence Day

August 14
Flag of the Republic of Pakistan
Independence Day

August 15
Flag of the Republic of India
Independence Day
Scarborough Civic Centre

August 16
Flag of the Republic of Indonesia
Independence Day

August 23
Remember the 400 Flag
To commemorate 400 years of enslaved people and to recognize August as Freedom Month

August 24
Flag of Ukraine
Independence Day

August 28
Flag of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
National Day (September 2)

August 31
International Overdose Awareness Day Flag
International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31
Flag of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Independence Day
Scarborough Civic Centre


July 1
Flag of Canada
Canada Day

July 4
Flag of the United States of America
Independence Day

July 5
Parachute Leaders in Injury Prevention Flag
National Injury Prevention Day

July 14
Flag of the Republic of France
National Day

July 20
Flag of the Republic of Colombia
Independence Day

July 28
Flag of the Republic of Peru
Independence Day of Peru


June 1
Progress Pride Flag
Toronto City Hall, and the Etobicoke, North York and Scarborough Civic Centres
To mark the beginning of Pride Month in Toronto

June 2
Flag of BGC (formerly Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada)
To celebrate BGC Club Day, and raise awareness for kids’ mental health wellness

June 5
Flag of the Italian Republic
Republic Day of Italy (June 2), and to acknowledge Italian Heritage Month

June 6
City of Toronto flag flown at Juno Beach

June 9
Flag of the Portuguese Republic
National Day of Portugal (June 10)

June 12
Flag of the Republic of the Philippines
Independence Day

June 15
Flag of the Toronto Argonauts Football Club
To kick off the 2023 Season (June 18)

June 23
Flag of the Republic of Slovenia
National Day (June 25)

June 24
St. John’s Ambulance Flag
St. John’s Ambulance Day

June 26
Flag of the Federal Republic of Somalia
Independence Day (July 1)

June 30
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Independence Day


May 1
OMA Thank You Ontario’s Doctors Flag
Doctor’s Day

May 4
Flag of Lions Foundation of Canada Guide Dogs
International Guide Dogs Day (April 26)

May 7
Flag of the Republic of Poland
Polish Constitution Day (May 3)

May 14
Flag of Ao Dai Canada
To raise awareness against Human Trafficking

May 17
Progress Pride Flag
International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia

May 18
Flag of the Republic of Haiti
Flag Day

May 22
Royal Union Flag (Union Jack)
Victoria Day

May 24
Flag of the State of Eritrea
Independence Day

May 26
Flag of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana
Independence Day

May 28
Flag of The Period Purse
Menstrual Hygiene Day

May 30
Flag of MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Canada
World MS Day


April 2
Flag of Vatican City
Saint Pope John Paul II Day

April 5
Flag of Dig Safe Canada
Dig Safe Month

April 10
Flag of the 100th Anniversary of HMCS York
100th Anniversary of the Naval Reserve of Canada

April 11
Flag of the Toronto Blue Jays
First home game of the Toronto Blue Jays’ 2023 MLB Season

April 17
Flag of the Toronto Maple Leafs
First home game of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2023 NHL Playoff Season (Tuesday, April 18)

April 20
Flag of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Volunteer Committee
100th Anniversary of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Volunteer Committee

April 23
Flag of the Republic of Türkiye
National Sovereignty and Children’s Day

April 26
Flag of the State of Israel
Independence Day

April 29
Vietnamese Heritage and Freedom Flag
Journey to Freedom Day (April 30)


March 1
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Independence Day

March 2
Flag of the Dominican Republic
Independence Day (February 27)

March 3
Flag of the Republic of Bulgaria
National Day

March 4
Flag of the Duchy of Cornwall
St. Piran’s Day (March 5)

March 6
Flag of the City of Toronto
City of Toronto Day

March 10
Flag of Toronto FC
First home game of the 2023-2024 MLS Season (March 11)

March 13
Flag of the Commonwealth
Commonwealth Day

March 17
Flag of the Republic of Ireland
National Day

March 21
Flag of World Down Syndrome Day
World Down Syndrome Day

March 25
People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Independence Day (March 26)

March 31
Flag of the Hellenic Republic (Greece)
Independence Day (March 25)


February 7
Flag of Grenada
Independence Day

February 15
Flag of Canada
National Flag of Canada Day

February 16
Flag of Lithuania
Independence Day

February 17
Flag of Kosovo
Independence Day

February 22
Flag of Saint Lucia
Independence Day

February 24
Flag of Ukraine
Marking One Year since the Invasion of Ukraine

February 25
Flag of the Republic of Estonia
Independence Day


January 25
Let’s Talk Flag Raising
To raise awareness of breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health.