In what year was the Canadian flag created?

Answer Canada's House of Commons officially recognized the Canadian flag on December 15, 1964. The flag was first raised on February 15, 1965, at Parliament Hill in Ottawa---almost 100 years after the ini... Read More »

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What does the red on the Canadian flag stand for?

Red and white are Canada's official colors, and have been since 1921. During the Crusades, France donned a red cross on its banners, and the Norman Lord Bohemund I is said to have distributed red c... Read More »

What do the canadian flag colors represent?

The National Flag of Canada is made up of three stripes: a red stripe on either side and a wider white central stripe featuring a stylized red maple leaf. Red and white are the official colors of C... Read More »

What does the Canadian flag mean?

The Canadian flag colors of red and white were chosen in 1921 by King George. Red was taken from Saint George's Cross, and white was used from the French royal emblem. The maple leaf was used becau... Read More »

What does the maple leaf on the Canadian flag represent?

The maple leaf is a symbol of Canada, and represents unity, peace and tolerance. The first use of the maple leaf as the symbol of Canada was in 1867 before using it on the Canadian flag was approve... Read More »