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Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Flag! 

Some do's and don't's to remember about our great country's symbol of sovereignty: 

Do

  • Fly the National Flag of Canada alone on its own flagpole or mast; 
  • Fly the National Flag at night without being lit; 
  • Face the flag, remove hats and remain silent when the National Flag is raised or lowered, or when it is carried past in a parade or review; 
  • Half-mast the National Flag of Canada on occasions when a public demonstration of sorrow is called for, and; 
  • Replace a faded or torn flag with a new one and destroy it in a dignified way.

Don’t

  • Modify the dimensions/proportions of the National Flag of Canada, should always have an exact ratio of 2 to 1 (twice as long as it is wide); 
  • Write or mark the National Flag of Canada in any way, nor cover it with other objects; 
  • Pin or sew on the National Flag of Canada, and; 
  • Dip or lower to the ground the National Flag of Canada as a means of paying a salute or compliment to any person or thing.

For more information about our National Flag, please click here or download this  .pdf file that explains this year's celebration! 

Happy 50th Anniversary to our National Flag!