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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Province of Saskatchewan

Regina, Saskatchewan
Registration of a Flag
November 15, 2010
Vol. VI, p. 8

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Blazon

Flag

Per fess Vert and Or, in the fly a prairie lily slipped and leaved proper, in the dexter chief an escutcheon of the Arms of Saskatchewan fimbriated Argent;


Symbolism

Flag

The green represents the northern forested areas of the province, while the yellow represents the southern grain growing areas. The western red lily is the provincial floral emblem.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 12, 2011, in Volume 145, page 3514 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Anthony Drake.

Painter
* Not available / Non disponible

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Provincial & Territorial (General)

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The flag was authorized by Royal Proclamation on 12 September 1969, effective 22 September 1969.