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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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Friday, April 24, 2015

Half-Masting – Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace (Workers’ Mourning Day)
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 Tuesday, April 28, 2015, to mark this day of mourning

Le vendredi 24 avril 2015

Mise en berne du drapeau – Jour de compassion pour les personnes tuées ou blessées au travail (Jour de compassion pour les travailleurs)
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 mardi 28 avril 2015, afin de souligner ce jour de compassion.