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Proposed Flag for Canada: Ephrem Côté, 1939

Ottawa, Ontario
Confirmation of the blazon of a Flag
March 20, 2008
Vol. V, p. 252

Proposed Flag for Canada: Ephrem Côté, 1939

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Blazon

Flag

Per bend sinister Azure and Gules, on a bend sinister Argent between the Royal Union Flag and a fleur-de-lis Argent, a maple leaf Vert;


Symbolism

Flag

The flag shown here was chosen with 14 other flags to be included on a heritage poster showing a selection of proposed flags for Canada prior to 1965. These 15 proposed flags, selected from among hundreds of other proposals for their variety of colours and concepts, do not have symbolism that has been formally recorded.