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A short history of the Maple Leaf flag

During the 1963 federal election, Liberal Party leader Lester Pearson promised Canadians he would produce a national flag within two years if he was elected prime minister. 613 more words


'Joan's Flag' flies high as Canada's national symbol (with video)

It was a dark and stormy night. No, really, it was.

It was Friday evening, early November of 1964: Joan O’Malley had managed to make it home from work after struggling through the remnants of a snowstorm. 1,280 more words