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Flags lowered to half-mast in recognition of the lives lost in Nova Scotia tragedy and to COVID-19

Flags lowered to half-mast in recognition of the lives lost in Nova Scotia tragedy and to COVID-19

OSHAWA – The City of Oshawa has lowered the Canadian flag to half-mast at City Hall and City facilities to honour the victims of the tragic events that took place in Nova Scotia on Sunday, April 19 2020 and in memory of the lives lost to COVID-19.

The City extends its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues who are mourning the passing of their loved ones.

“On behalf of City Council and the City of Oshawa, we stand together with the family, friends and colleagues who are mourning the passing of loved ones in this weekend’s tragic events,” said Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter. “To the families and friends who have lost loved ones to COVID-19, we express our sincere condolences – you are in our thoughts and hearts,” said Mayor Carter.

“I also want to extend my appreciation and gratitude to front line workers and first responders in our community, province and across the nation – thank you for your commitment and service,” added Mayor Carter.

Flags at City facilities were lowered today and will remain at half-mast until further notice in memory of those we have lost to the COVID-19 pandemic and the victims of the tragic events in Nova Scotia on Sunday, April 19.