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The Priory of Canada of The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, St. John Council for Ontario

Toronto, Ontario
Grant of a Flag
September 15, 2009
Vol. V, p. 470

Flag for use by the St. John Council for Ontario

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Blazon

Flag

Vert in the fly a trillium flower Or, a canton of the Arms of The Priory of Canada of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem fimbriated Or,


Symbolism

Flag

Green and gold are the principal colours of the arms of the province of Ontario. The trillium is the floral emblem of this province. These colours and flower symbolize that this is the Ontario jurisdiction of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. The Order is represented by the canton containing the Arms of the Priory of Canada.