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House of Assembly

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Grant of a Flag to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
November 15, 2019
Vol. VII, p. 215

Flag of the House of Assembly

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Blazon

Flag

Azure two representations of the mace of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in saltire Argent surmounted by the shield of the Armorial Bearings of the province of Nova Scotia ensigned by the Royal Crown proper;


Symbolism

Flag

The mace is the symbol of authority in the House of Assembly. The arrangement of white maces on a blue field alludes to the flag of Scotland, which is blue with a white X-shaped cross, on which the flag of Nova Scotia is based.