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Raising Flags to 30 Years Together

** _ Today’s Flag Raising Tour _ ** The Fierté dans la Capital(e) Pride festival officially kicked-off this morning with its annual Flag Raising Tour through Ottawa. Starting at this year’s Ottawa Police Pancake Breakfast, Capital Pride toured the city in their eight Capital Pride Fiats and made stops at Bylaw and Regulatory Services, Fire Services, OC Transpo, Ottawa Public Health, and Paramedic Services. ...

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City flags at half-mast for National Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace

The flags at all City of Ottawa sites will be lowered to half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, April 28 to commemorate the National Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace (Workers’ Mourning Day).  This day, to memorialize lives lost in the workplace and to resolve to prevent future tragedies, was officially recognized by the federal government in 1991, and has since spread to about 80 countries around the world. ...