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by Antonio Martins
A flag based on the Canadian leaf but in orange is the flag of the NDP - New Democratic Party of Canada. The flag is of orange leaf on white with orange borders.
Dov Gutterman - 20 October 1998
The TRCF website says:
TRCF for Canadian Unity
Pour l'Uniti Canadienne
Unity Flag recognizing Canada's duality: French and English-speaking people together. French Canada and English Canada.
Le drapeau pour l'unité reconnaissant la dualité canadienne : les francophones et les anglophones ensemble.
Approx. 25% of the border is coloured blue representing the Francophones in Canada.
Environ 25% de la bordure [entre les champs rouge et blanc] est coloriée en bleu, et représente la francophonie au Canada.
The same symbolism as the Union Jack making our Maple Leaf flag even more beautiful without losing our own identity.
Un symbolisme identique à celui de l'Union Jack rend notre drapeau unifolié encore plus beau sans que nous perdions notre identité propre.
Canada is "the Red and the Blue". Our national sport hockey, truly reflects our duality and our common heritage:
Le Canada est "Rouge et Bleu". Notre sport national, le hockey, reflète vraiment notre dualité et notre héritage commun :
Wayne Gretzky / Mario Lemieux.....Bobby Orr / Guy Lafleur.....Gordie Howe / Jean Biliveau.
Among the best in the music industry...Parmi les meilleurs dans l'industrie musicale :
K.D. Lang....Shania Twain / Ciline Dion.........Brian Adams / Roch Voisine.
No. 1 in the world......No. 1 dans le monde: Elvis Stojko / Jacques Villeneuve.
Secondly it also revives the notion of a strong united Canada from "sea to shining sea".
Deuxièmement, ce drapeau fait renaître l'idée d'un Canada fort et uni "de la mer à la mer".
This Unity Flag may one day become Canada's officially renewed Canadian Flag symbolizing "unity and harmony" on our national emblem.
>Ce drapeau pour l'Unité pourrait un jour devenir officiellement le drapeau rénové du Canada, symbolisant "l'unité et l'harmonie" sur notre emblème national.
Mark Sensen - 29 May 1997
Randy Young - 12 December 1998
standardized by Ivan Sache, 19 January 2002
After a recent biker battle in Quebec, there was a TV report on the bikers, including the Hell's Angels. There, clearly blowing in the breeze, was fully extended Hell's Angels' flag - I wonder if it is an international flag, or a Canadian version. It was similar in design to the Canadian flag - 1:2, but with the red-white-red showing a bit more white that usual, maybe 1-3-1 instead of 1-2-1. The reason for this is that the maple leaf was replaced by a large brown winged skull, the emblem of the Hell's Angels. Is this flag known around, or is it a local phenomenon?
Rob Raeside - 31 October 1997
by Antonio Martins
I once saw a blue and white Canadian flag. It was the same as the current maple leaf, but was colored blue and white instead of red and white. This was in July, 1970, in Dwight Ontario. When I asked a local person why this flag was blue he said that it had been a rejected design trial for the 1965 flag. He also said it was a French-Canadian design. He was English-Canadian and got very upset about it. He said that this irritating French-Canadian person shouldn't be flying it. He was going to take it up with the town council that night. I never saw the flag again. I assumed that the design was French-Canadian preferred because of the blue color instead of red for the English.
Kevin McNamara - 19 October 1998
Flag to April 2003
unattributed and modified by Dean McGee
I'm pretty sure McDonald's Canada uses a small Red Maple leaf on the bottom of the middle arch, as it does on the arches on the signs.
Also, I think the Red on the Canadian version of the flag is a little darker, what I would call "Ketchup Red" and the American one I would say is just plain "Red".
Dean McGee, 11 November 2003