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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Ottawa, Ontario
Registration of the Royal Union Flag
March 15, 2005
Vol. IV, p. 461

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



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Canada Gazette Information

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

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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