Canadian History by ®


 February 15,1965, Canada’s new flag, was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill, Ottawa at 12:00 noon, in front of the Peace Tower.

Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson

“ As we enter our centennial year we are still a young nation, very much in the formative stages.  Our national condition is still flexible enough we can make almost anything we wish as a nation.  No other country is in a better position than Canada to go ahead with the evolution of a national purpose devoted to all that is good and noble and excellent in the human spirit ”

Maple Leaf Flag Raised

February 15, 1965