Canadian Flag

50 Years With the Maple Leaf

Stéphane Dion | Posted 04.17.2015 | Canada Politics
Stéphane Dion

The history of the Canadian flag is a success story. Indeed, what do we ask of a flag if it isn't that it embody the country, unite its citizens and trigger its recognition by the other peoples of the Earth? Few symbols are as identified with a country as the maple leaf has been with Canada for the last 50 years.

Feds Spend $50K For Flag's Birthday, Millions On Other Milestones

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government has allotted $50,000 for celebrations for the upcoming 50th birthday of the iconic Maple Leaf flag.That's compared to ...

Harper Called Out Over Lack Of Party For Canadian Flag

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - With the 50th birthday of Canada's beloved Maple Leaf flag just a month away, some are wondering why there's been so little fanfare from the ...

5 Things Every Canadian Must Know About Our Flag

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's iconic Maple Leaf flag turns 50 next month. Five things every self-respecting Canadian ought to know about its history:The flag was ...

LOOK: Awesome Canadian Flag Designs That Got Cut

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 11.03.2014 | Canada

Canada became a country in 1867 but didn't actually get its own flag until 1965. For nearly 100 years after Confederation (with a few Union Jack in...

LOOK: The Most Canadian Thing You'll See All Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.29.2013 | Canada Living

There have been many suggestions for the Canadian flag over the years, but this one is easily the most delicious. Inspired by a viral marketing ca...

20 Things You Must Know About the Canadian Flag

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 08.20.2013 | Canada
Julie Blais Comeau

Next week, to commemorate our heritage, on July 1, Canada day, many of us will go to our garages, attics or basements, and will take out our national flag to testify our allegiance to our country. Here's what you should know about the National Flag of Canada.

CANADIAN FLAG STAYS

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - The Maple Leaf has survived a symbolic vote in the Quebec legislature, with the Parti Quebecois being defeated in an effort Tuesday to remove...

Canadian Flag Back In Action! But For How Long?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - The Canadian flag was brought out of storage Tuesday.The Maple Leaf made its return to the ornate Red Room of the Quebec legislature Tuesday,...

Should A Law Protect This Great Canadian Symbol?

CBC | Posted 03.31.2012 | Canada

A bill seeking to make it a crime to stop someone from flying the Canadian flag was the first order of business for MPs on Monday when th...

Tory MP's Bill Aimed At Protecting Right To Fly Canadian Flag

CBC | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Politics

A Conservative MP wants to make it illegal to prevent people from flying the Canadian flag. Tory MP John Carmichael promoted ...