Flag to be lowered in memory of victims of l’Isle-Verte fire

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2014
The University's flag will be lowered to half-staff next Friday through Sunday Jan. 31 to Feb. 1.

The University’s flag will be lowered to half-staff next Friday through Sunday Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, out of respect for those who perished in last week’s tragic fire in a senior citizens’ residence in L’Isle-Verte.

The McGill community offers its deepest sympathy to the townspeople of l’Isle-Verte who have been devastated by last week’s tragic fire in a senior citizens’ residence. The University’s flag will be lowered to half-staff Friday through Sunday, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, out of respect for those who perished, as well as their loved ones. A large, televised commemorative ceremony is being planned for next Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m.

Drapeau en berne

La communauté de l’université McGill offre ses plus sincères  sympathies à la population durement éprouvée de l’Isle-Verte. Le drapeau de l’Université sera mis en berne en signe de deuil et de respect pour les familles des victimes le vendredi, 31 janvier jusqu’au dimanche 2 février. En lien avec la cérémonie commémorative, qui aura lieu à l’Isle Verte samedi 11 h.

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