Halifax Raises the Canada Games Flag

The Games are almost here!  And a sure sign of that is when the Canada Games flag arrived in Halfiax for the Flag Raising Ceremony at Celebration Square (Grand Parade) in downtown Halifax.  Mayor Peter Kelly was on hand as well as members of the of the 2011 Host Society and the Canada Games Council Board of Directors.  The flag raising was a symbol of the legacy that the 1969 Canada Summer Games in Halifax/Dartmouth has left behind as well as the building of new legacy with the 2011 Canada Games.

The crowd gathers for the Flag Raising Ceremony at Celebration Square in Halfiax

Mayor Peter Kelly (right), Chairman of the 2011 Host Society Jean-Paul Deveau and Chuck Bridges, Vice-Chair of the 2011 Host Society hold up the Canada Games flag at Celebration Square in Halifax

The Canada Games Flag is Raised in Halifax

Members of the Canada Games Council Board of Directors, 2011 Host Society and City of Halifax pose with the Canada Games Flag raised at Celebration Square in Halifax

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