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Proposed Flag for Canada: Anatole Vanier, 1927

Ottawa, Ontario
Confirmation of the blazon of a Flag
March 20, 2008
Vol. V, p. 250

Proposed flag for Canada by Anatole Vanier, 1927

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Per pale, dexter per fess in chief the Royal Union Flag and in base Argent three fleurs-de-lis Azure, sinister Gules;



The flag shown here was chosen with 14 other flags to be included on a heritage poster showing a selection of proposed flags for Canada prior to 1965. These 15 proposed flags, selected from among hundreds of other proposals for their variety of colours and concepts, do not have symbolism that has been formally recorded.