About the National Flag of Canada

Our national flag, with its iconic red and white stripes and maple leaf, is without a doubt the most popular symbol of Canada. But have we always used this emblem to represent our country? Find out more about the history of the National Flag of Canada and the flags that preceded it.

Did you know Canada is the only country with a maple leaf on its flag? Test your knowledge with some interesting facts about our flag.

Want to use the Canadian flag for a celebration? Follow the do's and don'ts when displaying the flag.

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Timeline: Canada's National Flag

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