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15/02/1965 Canada adopts red maple leaf flag

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Defining Moments: The Adoption of the Canadian Flag

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The real story behind the Canadian Flag

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Canada Starts To Produce New Flag (1965)

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National Flag of Canada Day

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A flag to call our own

The flag was inaugurated at an official ceremony held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, in the presence of Governor General Major-General Georges Vanier, the Prime Minister, other members of the Cabinet, and Canadian parliamentarians. The Red Ensign was lowered at the stroke of noon and the new maple leaf flag was raised.
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