February 13, 2015
On Friday, February 13th, Lieutenant Governor Donald S. Ethell hosted Grade 5 students from two Edmonton schools for a special 50th birthday celebration for the National Flag of Canada.
Starting with an outdoor flag raising ceremony, performed by the 395 Edmonton, Royal Canadian Air Force Cadet colour guard, all students joined in singing O Canada. The students then explored Government House while taking part in flag-themed activities, including a sit-down chat with His Honour. The celebrations were topped off with a flag-decorated cupcake-cake!