The City of White Rock flies the Canadian flag, the Province of British Columbia flag, the City of White Rock flag and the Semiahmoo First Nation flag on designated poles at various buildings and properties throughout the city, including at City Hall.
The City of White Rock flags are flown on City properties on a permanent basis and a temporary basis to mark special occasions. Special occasions include national days, multicultural events, fundraising drives. They encourage support from the community and benefit and enrich White Rock.
City Hall Single Flagpole
Requests maybe made in writing to the Mayor and Council for consideration of a flag to be flown on the single flagpole in front of City Hall. Requesting organizations must be not-for-profit with a noted affiliation with the City of White Rock. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Flags are flown at half-mast as a sign of respect and mourning for an individual or to mark a special day. Flags to be flown at half-mast include all flags at City Hall and all flags at City-operated properties that are capable of half-masting.
The City of White Rock annually honours those who have lost their lives in the workplace, in the line of duty, who have served in the Canadian Armed Forces or with its allies or who have been the victims of terrorism or violence against women. Here is the planned annual schedule.
|Date of Half-Masting||Occasion|
|April 28||Day of Mourning (Workers)|
|June 23||National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism|
|Second Sunday in September||Firefighters' National Memorial Day|
|Last Sunday in September||Police and Peace Officers' National Memorial Day|
|November 11||Remembrance Day|
|December 6||National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women|
The City of White Rock has a flag policy and follows the flag protocol and etiquette of the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.