Ceremony and protocol
Procedures and etiquette for ceremonies and special events.
About the Protocol Office
The Alberta Protocol Office provides a variety of services to the provincial government and the community at large.
The Protocol Office:
- Plans, coordinates and conducts visit programs for senior-level international governmental delegations coming to Alberta.
- Develops and conducts government ceremonial events such as the Throne Speech and Remembrance Day commemoration.
- Manages bookings for Government House, the 10th floor of the Edmonton Federal Building.
- Advises government, community groups, the private sector and individuals about protocol requirements for special events.
Flags at half-mast
Flags at the Alberta legislature in Edmonton and McDougall Centre in Calgary were lowered on April 8 and will remain at half-mast until sundown on Sunday, April 22, in memory of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team who were involved in a tragic accident near Tisdale, Saskatchewan.