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4. Flags, Crests and Official Designs

4.8. Canadian Flag Adopted, December 15th, 1964

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Historian Arthur Lower noted in 1967, “Since the adoption of the new Canadian flag, something very interesting has happened to the Canadian psyche, something that probably cannot yet be put into words...There is nothing in this of turning backs on a hated past, nothing suggesting that old ties were irksome.

The point is simply that the country is growing up, coming to see itself as an entity, taking the interest in itself that any organism, to be healthy must. Each time that the average citizen looks at the new flag, he unconsciously says to himself, 'That's me'. Visit this link to learn about the Canadian Flag: http://www.flagforcanada.ca/