Community Flag Raising and Niagara Sign Lighting Requests

Submit a request to fly your organization's flag on one of our community flag poles or to light the Niagara sign at Regional Headquarters.

Requests may not be approved for:

  • Commercial, religious or political purposes
  • Groups whose activities or philosophy are against those of Niagara Region

We can accommodate flag sizes of 5x8, 4x8, 3x6 and 3x5.

Requests must be received at least 30 days before the proposed flag raising or sign lighting date.

Requests are done on a first-come, first-served basis.

Flag status at Niagara Region Headquarters

Sept. 19-25: Raised for United Way Niagara

Sept. 25: Raised for Venture Niagara

Sept. 28 - Oct. 2: Half-mast for Orange Shirt Day / National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Nov. 10: Half-mast for Remembrance Day

Dec. 6: Half-mast for National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Sign status at Niagara Region Headquarters

Sept. 8-11: Illuminated orange for World Suicide Prevention Day

Oct. 25-30: Illuminated orange for Orange Shirt Day / National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Oct. 27-30: Illuminated purple for Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

Request a flag raising or sign lighting

* = Required

Contact information

Flag raising and / or lighting details

* Do you want a flag raising ceremony?

Personal Information and Privacy

Any personal information or personal health information submitted in writing will be collected, used and disclosed by members of Regional Council and Regional staff in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or the Personal Health Information Protection Act, where applicable.

Freedom of Information

Any information you share will be used only for the intended purpose for which it was provided. If you have any questions, email or call 905-980-6000 ext. 3779.

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