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.

The use of the courtesy flag pole neither implies nor expresses support for the politics or policies of nations and/or organizations, but raises the flag in recognition of those citizens or members that have made the request.


July 1
Canada Flag
Canada Day

July 4
Republic of Rwanda Flag
Liberation Day
10:30 a.m.

July 12
Montenegro Flag
Statehood Day (July 13)
1:30 p.m.

July 14
French Republic
Bastille Day (July 14)

July 26
Republic of Peru Flag
Independence Day (July 28)
12:30 p.m.


June 3
Italian Republic Flag
Republic Day (June 2)
10 a.m.

Progress Pride Flag
To celebrate the beginning of Pride Month

Etobicoke Civic Centre, Albert Campbell Square – Scarborough Civic Centre
ceremony at 9 a.m.

The flag was also raised at East York Civic Centre and York Civic Centre

June 6
City of Toronto flag flown at Juno Beach
For D-Day

June 7
BGC Flag (formerly Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada)
For BGC Club Day

June 9
Toronto Argonauts Football Club Flag
To mark the 2024 Home Season Opener

June 10
Portuguese Republic Flag
National Day
1:30 p.m.

June 12
Republic of the Philippines Flag
Independence Day
9 a.m.

June 25
Republic of Slovenia
National Day
10 a.m.

June 26
Federal Republic of Somalia Flag
Independence Day (July 1)
1 p.m.

June 30
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Independence Day
10:30 a.m.


May 1
Lions Foundation of Canada Guide Dogs Flag
International Guide Dogs Day (April 24)
10 a.m.

May 1
OMA Thank You Ontario’s Doctors Flag
Ontario Doctor’s Day.
Mel Lastman Square
9:30 a.m

May 5
Republic of Poland
Anniversary of Constitution
2 p.m.

May 8
PWHL Toronto Flag
In support of PWHL Toronto’s semi final playoff run

May 12
Ao Dai Flag
Ao Dai Day
2 p.m.

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

May 18
Republic of Haiti
Anniversary of Haitian Flag
1 p.m.

May 20
Union Jack
Victoria Day

May 23
Republic of Ecuador

May 24
State of Eritrea

May 26
Progress Pride Flag Raising
Pride Month
Mel Lastman Square
1:30 p.m.

May 26
Republic of Azerbaijan
Independence Day (May 28)

May 28
The Period Purse
Menstrual Health Day

May 30
MS Canada Flag
World MS Day

May 31
Progress Pride Flag Raising
The launch of Pride Month & the Progress Pride Flag Raising
5 p.m.


April 1
Royal Canadian Air Force Centennial Flag
100th Anniversary

April 8
Toronto Blue Jays Flag
Season Home Opener
9:30 a.m.

April 13
Flag of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
New Year
11 a.m.

April 14
Flag of the Republic of Türkiye
National Sovereignty and Children’s Day
1:30 p.m.

April 19
Toronto Maple Leafs Flag
To support the Leafs in first round playoffs

April 22
Tree Cities of the World Flag
Albert Campbell Square
8 a.m.

April 27
Vietnamese Heritage and Freedom Flag
Journey to Freedom Day
10 a.m.


March 1
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Independence Day

March 2
St. David’s Flag
St. David’s Day (March 1)

March 5
St. Piran’s Flag
St. Piran’s Day
10:30 a.m.

March 6
City of Toronto Day
Toronto Day

March 8
Toronto Football Club (TFC)
Season Opener (March 9)
12 p.m.

March 11
Commonwealth Flag
Commonwealth Day

March 17
Republic of Ireland
St. Patrick’s Day
9 a.m.

March 21
World Down Syndrome Flag
World Down Syndrome Day

March 22
Flag of the Hellenic Republic (Greece)
Independence Day (March 25)


February 7
Independence Day
12 p.m.

February 15
National Flag of Canada Day

February 20
Republic of Kosovo
Independence Day (February 17)
11 a.m. (tbc)

February 22
Saint Lucia
Independence Day
12 p.m.

February 23
Co-operative of the Republic of Guyana
Republic Day
Courtesy flag pole at Mel Lastman Square
11:30 a.m.

February 24
Republic of Estonia
Independence Day
10:30 a.m. (tbc)

February 27
Dominican Republic
Independence Day
12 p.m.


January 24
Let’s Talk Flag Raising
To raise awareness of the need to break down stigmas
concerning mental health issues.