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Flag Half-Masting

The half-masting of a flag is a formal gesture to respect the time of sorrow and mourning. There are specific procedures involved when a flag is at half-mast. For additional information on half-masting, visit the Canadian Heritage website.

The GNWT will half-mast in the NWT when appropriate by issuing a notice to half-mast the NWT flag on all GNWT buildings and establishments across the NWT. The GNWT will also follow, when appropriate for our territory, the direction issued by Canadian Heritage, Government of Canada.


Flag Half-Mastings in the NWT

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Death of The Honourable James Michael (Jim) Flaherty P.C., M.P., and former Minister
The flag of the Northwest Territories on all Government of the Northwest Territories’ buildings will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, April 16, the day of the funeral of the late Honourable James Michael (Jim) Flaherty, who passed away April 10, 2014.

Mardi, le 15 avril 2014

Décès de l’honorable James Michael (Jim) Flaherty, C.P., député et ancien ministre
Les drapeaux ténois sur tous les édifices et établissements du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest flotteront en berne de l’aube jusqu’au crépuscule le mercredi 16 avril 2014, jour des funérailles de feu l’honorable James Michael (Jim) Flaherty décédé le 10 avril 2014.