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

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Registration of a Flag
November 15, 2010
Vol. VI, p. 6

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Blazon

Flag

Gules an escutcheon of the Arms of Manitoba, a canton of the Royal Union Flag proper;


Symbolism

Flag

The flag follows the design of the Canadian Red Ensign, used as an official emblem of Canada prior to 1965, with the provincial arms in place of the national.


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 the Government of Manitoba.

Painter
* Not applicable / Sans objet

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Provincial & Territorial (General)

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The flag was adopted by The Provincial Flag Act (S.M. 1965, c. 28), and proclaimed into force effective 12 May 1966.