January 8 – 13
Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 Tragedy
Flags on official flag poles 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 today until end of business day on Monday, January 13, 2020 in honour of the innocent lives lost, many from Toronto, as a result of the tragic end of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752.

February 13 – 18
The late Michael Tzekas, Former 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 until Tuesday, February 18, 2020 to recognize the passing of former Councillor Michael Tzekas who passed away on February 12, 2020.

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 which 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 20-21
Tragedy in Nova Scotia
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 until the end of the day on Tuesday, April 21 in honour of the victims of the shooting in multiple communities in Nova Scotia.

April 23
Yonge Street Tragedy Anniversary
Flags on official flag poles at Toronto City Hall and North York Civic Centre will be lowered at 1:30 p.m. to the end of day to commemorate the Yonge Street Tragedy that took place on April 23, 2018.

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.

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.

September 13
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 and East York Civic Centre, will be flown at half-mast to commemorate Firefighters’ National Memorial Day.

September 27
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.

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.