A committee, appointed by the Government, began the important work of deciding what shall be the design for a Canadian national flag.
The flag at present used ashore is the British Red Ensign with the Canadian arms in the fly; but, strictly speaking, this is the merchant marine flag. Several suggestions for the new emblem have been made:
1) Adopt the Red Ensign as the national flag of Canada.
2) Adopt the Union Jack with the Canadian arms superimposed in the centre.
3) Design an entirely new flag....