- Do not fly any other flag higher than the National Flag.
- When placed on a wall, make sure that the National Flag is hung as if the mast were on the right side of the flag (your left).
- No flag, banner or pennant should be flown or displayed above the Canadian flag when on the same flag pole.
- When three flags are flown together, the Canadian Flag should occupy the central position with the next ranking flag to the left and third ranking flag to the right, as seen by spectators in front of the flags.
- When two flags or more than three nation's flags are flown, use separate staffs of the same height.
- In processions, carry the National Flag on the marching right.
- When several other flags are carried abreast, carry the National Flag in front of the centre of the line.
- When crossed with another flag, the National Flag is on the flag's right (observer's left) with the staff over that of the other flag.
- When it is displayed on the pulpit or chancel in a church, the flag should be flown from a staff placed on the clergyman's right as he/she faces the congregation. All other flags on the pulpit or chancel should be on his left.
- When flying the National Flag at half-mast, first raise it to the masthead, then slowly bring it down at least the flag's width from the mast head, but not more than half way.