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The Priory of Canada of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem

Ottawa, Ontario
Grant of a Flag for use by the St. John Council for Saskatchewan Inc.
August 15, 2019
Vol. VII, p. 204

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Vert in the fly a prairie lily Or, a canton of the Arms of the said Priory of Canada fimbriated Or;



The green and gold recall the arms and flag of Saskatchewan. The prairie lily is the provincial flower. These colours and flower symbolize that this is the jurisdiction of Saskatchewan of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. The Order is represented by the canton containing the Arms of the Priory of Canada.


Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 28, 2020, in Volume 154, page 692 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of the Priory of Canada, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Desirée Kern

Kathy Feig

Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Foundation / charitable body

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