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 commemorative dates on the following days:

January 15 – 30
The Hon. David Onley, CM, OOnt, 28th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
All flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, Metro Hall and the Civic Centres (East York, Etobicoke, York, North York and Scarborough) will be flown at half-mast from January 15 until the end of the day on January 30 in memory of the Hon. David C. Onley, CM, OOnt, (28th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, 2007-2014), who passed away on January 14, 2023.

February 14
The late Hazel McCallion, CM, OOnt
All flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, Metro Hall and the Civic Centres (East York, Etobicoke, York, North York and Scarborough) will be flown at half-mast on February 14, 2023, the date of the State Funeral, in memory of the late Hazel McCallion, CM, OOnt, (3rd Mayor of the City of Mississauga 1978-2014), who passed away on January 29, 2023.

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 for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace (Workers’ Mourning Day)
Flags on official flag poles at Toronto City Hall, Metro Hall, and the Civic Centres 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, Civic Centres 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 10
Firefighters’ National Memorial Day
Flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, Metro Hall, the Civic Centres and Fire Halls will be flown at half-mast to commemorate Firefighters’ National Memorial Day.

September 24
Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day
Flags on official flagpoles at Toronto City Hall, Metro Hall, and the Civic Centres 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, Metro Hall, Civic Centres, Long Term Care, Parks and other City facilities (where operational considerations permit) will be flown at half-mast to mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

November 11
Remembrance Day
Flags on official flag poles at Toronto City Hall, Old City Hall, Civic Centres 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, and the Civic Centres will be flown at half-mast to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.