Canadian Flag

Add your name to the waiting list for a Canadian flag that has flown on Parliament Hill

To request a flag that has flown on Parliament Hill, you must send a written request with your name, complete home address and telephone number, as well as your choice of flag.

The approximate waiting period is currently:

Description

This table provides information on the flags flown on Parliament Hill's Peace Tower and East and West Blocks, which can be requested by Canadian residents. It outlines: the Parliament Building where the flag was flown, the size of the flag, the height requirements at which the flag is to be flown, and the waiting period to receive a flag.

Flag Size Pole requirements Waiting period
Peace Tower flag 2.3 m x 4.6 m
(7.5 ft x 15 ft)
13.7 m to 15.2 m
(45 ft to 50 ft)
42 years
East or West Block flag 1.35 m x 2.7 m
(4.5 ft x 9 ft)
9.1 m to 10.7 m
(30 ft to 35 ft)
31 years

Our policy is to give only one flag per household. As these flags are paid for by Canadian taxpayers, they are given to residents and are not sent outside of Canada. Should you move before having received your flag, it is your responsibility to notify our office of your change of address so that we may update your file.

To request a flag that has flown on Parliament Hill or to report a change of address, please send a written request with your name, complete home address, telephone number, email address as well as your choice of flag:

Public Works and Government Services Canada
Office of the Minister
18A1, Portage III
11 Laurier Street
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5

Fax: 819-953-1908
Email: minister@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca