Notice of Half-Mastings

Half-Mastings in 2021

 

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
 
September 30, 2021
 
Flags at all City of Brampton facilities will be flown at half-mast in commemoration of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day seeks to understand the intergenerational harm that residential schools have caused to Indigenous families and communities, and to honour First Nations, Inuit and Métis survivors, their families and communities who have been affected by this injustice.

 

 
20th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks
 
September 11, 2021
 
Flags at all City of Brampton facilities will be flown at half-mast to remember the lives lost during the September 11, 2001 attacks.
 

Passing of the Late Honourable William (“Bill”) Grenville Davis, PC, CC, OOnt, QC

 August 8, 2021

Flags at all City of Brampton facilities will be flown at half-mast in memory former Premier William “Bill” Grenville Davis who passed away on August 8, 2021. Mr. Davis was a Brampton resident and 2019 recipient of the Key to the City.

 

Passing of Transit Operator 

July 26, 2021

Flags at Brampton City Hall and all Transit facilities will be flown at half-mast in memory of a colleague and friend from the Brampton Transit team, who passed away on July 23, 2021.

 

More than 160 unmarked graves found at site of former residential school near Vancouver Island


July 14, 2021- July 18, 2021. 

Flags at all City of Brampton facilities have been lowered in memory of the 160+ unmarked graves found at site of former residential school near Vancouver Island.

 

182 Unmarked Graves on Ktunaxa Nation near Cranbrook, BC

June 30, 2021- July 18, 2021. 

Flags at all City of Brampton facilities have been lowered in memory of the 182 unmarked graves on Ktunaxa Nation near Cranbrook, BC.

 

Passing of Transit Operator
 
June 25, 2021
 
Flags at Brampton City Hall will be flown at half-mast in memory of a colleague and friend from the Brampton Transit team, who passed away on June 24, 2021.
 
751 Unmarked Graves on Cowessess First Nation territory
 
June 24, 2021- July 18, 2021.
 
Flags at all City of Brampton facilities have been lowered in memory of the 751 unmarked graves which were discovered on the grounds of the former Marieval (Cowessess) Residential School in Cowessess First Nation territory as well as all those children who did not return from residential schools.

 

In Memory of the Afzaal-Salman Family
 
June 9, 2021
 
Flags at Brampton City Hall have been lowered as a sign of collective mourning in memory of the Afzaal-Salman family who were targeted and killed in London, ON because of their Islamic faith.

 

In Memory of the 215 Children whose remains were discovered at the Kamloops Residental School
 
May 30-June 7, 2021
 
Flags at City of Brampton facilities have been lowered as a sign of collective mourning for 215 hours, in memory 215 children whose remains were found at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, BC.
 
Passing of former Mayor Russell E. Prouse
 
May 10, 2021
 
Flags at all City of Brampton facilities will be flown at half-mast in memory of former Mayor Russell E. Prouse. Russell was the 43rd Mayor of Brampton and served as Mayor from 1963-1966.

 

Passing of Emily Victoria Viegas
 
April 26, 2021
 
Flags at Brampton City Hall will be flown at half-mast in memory of Emily Victoria Viegas, one of the youngest people in Ontario to lose their life to COVID-19. Brampton collectively mourns all those who have passed away due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Passing of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh
 
April 9-17,2021
 
Flags at all City of Brampton Facilities will fly at half-mast to mark the passing of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. 

 

104th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
 
April 9,2021
 
Flags at the Cenotaph at City Hall and the Memorial in Chingacousy Park will fly at half-mast in honour of the 104th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
 

National Day of Observance for COVID-19

March 11,2021

Flags at all City of Brampton facilities will fly at half-mast to remember all those who have loss loved ones to COVID-19.
 
One Year Anniversary of the City of Brampton declaring a State of Emergency Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
 
March 24,2021
 
Flags at all City of Brampton facilities will fly at half-mast to recognize all who have been affected by the pandemic and honour every individual who lost their life to COVID-19.

Passing of Transit Operator

March 26, 2021

Flags at Brampton City Hall and all Transit facilities will be flown at half-mast in memory of a colleague and friend from the Brampton Transit team, who passed away on March 26, 2021.
 
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