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

Ottawa, Ontario
Registration of the Royal Union Flag
March 15, 2005
Vol. IV, p. 461

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Blazon

Flag

Azure a saltire gyronny of eight Argent and Gules, fimbriated Argent, overall a cross Gules fimbriated Argent;


Symbolism

Flag

Not applicable


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on June 11, 2005, in Volume 139, page 2034 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not applicable

Painter
* Not applicable / Sans objet

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
National (General)

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The Royal Union Flag was approved by the House of Commons on the 17th day of December 1964 and by the Senate on the 18th day of December 1964