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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

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 - November 2007 Selling Canada's Military to Canadians

As Canadian troops fight in Afghanistan, Canada’s military is also engaged in a big mission at home. Its goal is to shape the way Canadians think about the mission in Afghanistan and to increase overall support for our armed forces. In this News in Review story we’ll look at Operation Connection and at how our military is selling itself to ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2007

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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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