Requests and invitations


If you would like to invite a member of Kitchener city council to attend an event, or if you would like to request congratulatory certificates, city pins or the raising of a community flag, the office of the mayor and council would be happy to assist you.

Invite City Council

If you would like to invite the mayor and/or a city councillor to your event, please be sure to include all of the following event details:

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Your phone number
  • Organization (if applicable)
  • Email
  • Type of event
  • Who you would like to attend (mayor/ward councillor/all council)
  • Event date
  • Event time
  • Event venue and address
  • Mayor/councillor's role (i.e. speaking, presentation, ribbon cutting, attendance only, etc.)
  • Additional event details

We will contact you to confirm attendance or extend regrets.

Request a Certificate

Congratulatory certificates are provided to individuals, groups, businesses and other organizations in Kitchener to commemorate anniversaries, birthdays, milestone occasions, official openings, and other special honours.

If you would like to request a certificate, please be sure to include all of the following details:

  • Type of certificate requested (birthday/anniversary)
  • Name of recipient(s)
  • Address of recipient(s)
  • Date of anniversary/birthday
  • Date of celebration (if different)
  • Pick-up or mailed?
  • Mailed to recipient or contact?
  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your email
  • Your address

These certificates are not civic endorsements, and the city does not make proclamations.

Request City Pins

If your charitable organization, agency or sports team would like to hand out city pins at an upcoming meeting, event or tournament, please include the following details:

  • Your name
  • Your organization
  • Your phone number
  • Your address
  • Your email
  • Request and reason

Due to costs, we limit the quantities given away.

Request Flag Raising

If you wish to request a flag to be flown on one of Kitchener's two community flag poles please complete the application form and review the Community Flag Raising Policy. All submissions must be made a minimum of three (3) weeks prior to the day requested for the flag raising. 

All requests should be directed to:

Office of the Mayor and Council
2nd Floor, Kitchener City Hall
200 King Street West
Kitchener, ON  N2G 4G7
Phone: 519-741-2300
Fax: 519-741-2800

Office hours are Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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