Foreign News: Canada's Flag

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.


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