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National Flag of Canada Day, February 15, 2017

February 13, 2017 – National Flag of Canada Day is celebrated annually on February 15. It is a time to celebrate this important symbol of our Canadian identity.

The Vision in the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan [1] is: All students prepared and empowered for the possibilities of today and tomorrow. Through this vision, students and employees can become globally minded citizens who are capable, confident, curious learners who thrive and contribute to their communities.

This year, the Canadian flag celebrates its 52nd anniversary. According to the Government of Canada website, February 15, 1965 was the date our national flag was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill. Find out more about the history, origin and do’s and don’ts when flying the flag by going online to the Did You Know page [2].

Our flag is a symbol of Canadian history and of the possibilities of tomorrow led by the students of today.

Please join in recognizing National Flag of Canada Day this Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

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