Flags, Half-Masting

Policy Category: 
Protocol
Approved By: 
Priorities and Planning Group
Effective Date: 
1 January 1983 [Revised September 2004; November 2005]
 
All flags shall be flown at half-mast from the time of the announcement to sunset on the day of the funeral upon the death of:
 
(A) FEDERAL
(a) The Sovereign
(b) The Governor General
(c) The Prime Minister
(d) A local Federal Representative
 
(B) PROVINCIAL
(a) The Lieutenant Governor
(b) The Provincial Premier
(c) The Minister of Colleges and Universities
(d) A local Provincial Representative
 
(C) CITY
(a) The Mayor
 
(D) LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY
(a) A current full-time employee
(b) A former President or Principal
(c) A current member of the Board of Governors
(d) A former Chair of the Board of Governors
(e) A current or former Chancellor
(f) Friends of the University or other warranted situations as identified by the President's Office.