The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Canadian Blue Ensign

Ottawa, Ontario
Confirmation of the blazon of a Flag
March 20, 2008
Vol. V, p. 238

Canadian Blue Ensign

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Blazon

Flag

Azure in the canton the Royal Union Flag, in the fly the shield of Arms of Canada;


Symbolism

Flag

The flag shown here was chosen with 14 other flags to be included on a heritage poster showing a selection of military flags of Canada. It is either still in use, or is a historical flag in the sense that it was in use in what is now Canada. These 15 fifteen flags, selected from among dozens of others, do not have a written symbolism.