Flag Raising Request
The Township of The Archipelago recognizes that flags, as symbols of nations, territories and community organizations, are important to residents of the municipality.
As a matter of practice, the Township of The Archipelago uses special flag raisings to enhance public awareness of activities such as national holidays, multicultural events, fundraising drives, and historical commemorations important to the residents of the Archipelago. The municipality also flys flags at half-mast to mark periods of official mourning or to commemorate solemn occasions important to its residents.
Non-profit organizations and groups are welcome to submit requests for the municipality to fly flags. Flag raising requests must meet the criteria identified in the Township of The Archipelago's Municipal Flag Policy.
Proclamations are ceremonial statements issued by the Township of The Archipelago Council that officially recognize civic promotions, public awareness campaigns, charitable fundraising campaigns, and arts and cultural celebrations of organizations that reside/operate within the Township of The Archipelago.
All proclamations are subject to the approval of the Township of The Archipelago Council. Proclamation requests must meet the criteria identified in the Township of The Archipelago's Proclamation Policy.
An organization may request only one proclamation per year. Applications must be received at least 4 weeks in advance of the proclamation date and must be requested each year.
Organizations do not have exclusive rights to the day, week or month being proclaimed.
To request a proclamation, please complete the online proclamation request form.
The Township of The Archipelago Council is pleased to issue proclamations in celebration of special occasions or special events for non-profit community groups and organizations.
The following proclamations have been issued in 2023: