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Library and Archives Canada Canada's Flag: The Maple Leaf Forever

Canada's flag, with its distinctive maple leaf and bold red-and-white colour scheme has become such a potent symbol for our country that it’s hard to believe it has only been around for 50 years. On February 15, 1965, the new flag flew for the first time on Parliament Hill for all to see, but unveiling the new design was anything ...
  • 2015
  • 00:33:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/19/2021

#StandForCanada #StandForCanada Youth Challenge: Grade 7/8 students at Leahurst College

This video was created by Grade 7/8 students in Ms. Campbell's class at Leahurst College in Kingston, Ontario, for our #StandForCanada Youth Challenge. These students share their reflections on what is important to them about living in Canada.
  • 2017
  • 00:04:59
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/05/2017

#StandForCanada #StandForCanada Youth Challenge: K-8 students at Harriett Todd Public School

This video was created by K-8 students at Harriett Todd Public School in Orillia, Ontario, for our #StandForCanada Youth Challenge. Their Canada 150 celebration is truly a movement!
  • 2017
  • 00:04:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/05/2017

CANAdooDAday The Maple Leaf Must-See

The maple leaf is Canada’s unofficial national symbol and this fun animated song teaches every way that the maple leaf has become a part of Canadian culture.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 06/21/2017

News in Review - May 1998 The Maple Leaf Flag: Waving the National Symbol

Nationalism, patriotism and pride are concepts and social forces that have created unity and strength in nations throughout the world. But history has shown that from time to time they have also lead to divisiveness and political dominance. Every nation has national symbols that, for most of its citizens, represent the essence of the nation and its values. National flags ...
  • 1998
  • 00:15:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1998

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News in Review - April 1995 The Flag: The Maple Leaf Forever?

This story looks back at the contentious flag debate and what it meant in terms of the collective Canadian psyche and Canadian history.
  • 1995
  • 00:14:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1995

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