This page provides information about proclamations, flags and themed lighting in the Town of Ladysmith. Guest flags are only flown at City Hall and themed lighting will appear at a few locations within the Town.  More information can be found in the following policies:

Flag Policy
Themed Lighting Policy

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Proclamations, Flags and Themed Lighting

2023

Date
Organization
Proclamation
Guest Flag/ Half Mast
Themed Lighting
January 28, 2023 Superior Mesentric Artery Syndrome      Purple
February 22, 2023  Girl Guides of Canada
"Guiding Lights Across BC"
     Blue
March 26, 2023 The Center for Epilepsy & Seizure Education Proclamation    Purple
April 28 (annual)
Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace
  Half Mast
 
May 12, 2023 Fibromyalgia Awareness Day Proclamation    Purple
June 1-30 (annual)
Cowichan Pride
  Pride Flag
 
November 11 (annual)
Remembrance Day
  Half Mast
 
November 16 (annual)
Mid Island Metis Nation(Louis Riel Day)

Metis Flag

 
December 6 (annual)
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  Half Mast
 

2022

Date
Organization
Proclamation
Guest Flag/ Half Mast
Themed Lighting
February 23, 2022 Pink Shirt Day (Anti-bullying Day)
     Pink
March 2 - May 31, 2022 Support for the Citizens of Ukraine    Ukrainian Flag  Blue & Yellow
March 21, 2022 World Down Syndrome Day  Proclamation    
March 26, 2022 BC Epilepsy Society "Purple Day"  Proclamation    Purple
 April 28 (annual) Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace    Half Mast  
May 3, 2022 Light up Green for Lyme Disease Awareness  Proclamation    Green
May 12, 2022 Fibromyalgia Awareness Day      Purple
May 15, 2022 National Public Works Week  Proclamation    
May 17, 2022 International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Proclamation  Pride Flag Multi-colour
May 24, 2022  Cystic Fibrosis Awareness      Blue/Green
June 1-30 (annual) Cowichan Pride Pride Flag
June 4, 2022 Access Awareness Day Proclamation    
June 8, 2022  World Ocean Day  Proclamation    
June 20-26, 2022 Island Good Days  Proclamation    
July 22, 2022 World Fragile X Day      Teal
September 2022 Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month Proclamation   
Red & Blue
(September 8 & September 14, 2022)
September  2022 Prostate Cancer Awareness Month      Blue (September 3, 2022)
September 8, 2022      All flags are lowered to half-mast at Town of Ladysmith Buildings until sunset on the day of Her Majesty the Queen's memorial service.  
September 28, 2022  British Home Child Day      White, Red & Blue
September 30, 2022 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation    Every Child Matters  Orange
October 2022 Circular Economy Month  Proclamation    
October 2022 Foster Family Month Proclamation    
October 2022 Community Inclusion Month  Proclamation    
October 16, 2022  Dyslexia Awareness      Red
November 7, 2022 Colour the World Orange, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Proclamation    Orange
November 11 (annual) Remembrance Day   Half Mast  
November 16 (annual) Mid Island Metis Nation (Louis Riel Day) Proclamation Metis Flag
December 6 (annual) National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women   Half Mast