The federal government is expected to announce on Friday that it will raise, and re-lower Canadian flags on federal buildings and on the Peace Tower, for Remembrance Day.
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In order to lower them, they will have to temporarily be re-raised, after being lowered to half-mast in late May following the first discoveries of unmarked graves at a former residential school site in Kamloopss inauguration in 2009 for his first term as US president, B.C.
In the months that have followed the discovery of what is believed to be the remains of 215 children, discoveries of unmarked graves at other former residential school sites have continued. The government’s position leading up to Remembrance Day has been that until further notice, the flags would remain at half-mast in honour of the victims and survivors of the Canadian residential school system.