February 15 is National Flag of Canada Day

On February 15, 1965 our national flag was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill. Every year since 1996, when Parliament declared February 15th as National Flag of Canada Day, we celebrate our beautiful flag.

In 2017, the National Flag of Canada is celebrating its 52nd anniversary. Canadians are invited to celebrate this important symbol of our identity by organizing their own events and by showing their pride on social media.

Take part in the "Share your Moment with the Flag Challenge" by posting a picture or video of you with the flag and inspire others to do the same! #canadianflag

The challenge runs until July 1st! The 150th anniversary of Confederation is an historic opportunity to express your pride in our magnificent flag!

National Flag of Canada Day 2017 poster
National Flag of Canada Day 2017 postal card

Download printable versions of the poster and postal card and order promotional material for an activity celebrating the 52nd anniversary of your National Flag of Canada.

Your country! Your flag!

This video shows proud Canadians from coast to coast interacting with the national flag.

Transcript | Watch on YouTube

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