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The secret stories of the world’s most beautiful flags

Love Exploring Logo By Karlina Valeiko of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 33: Now an unmistakable symbol of Canada, the Canadian flag we know today wasn’t approved until 1965, following the Great Flag Debate of 1964. The 11-pointed maple leaf was chosen to represent the 10 provinces, with one point representing the three territories of Canada. The flag is much loved by Canadians who, since 1996, have celebrated the National Flag of Canada Day on 15 February.

The Maple Leaf (L’Unifolié), flag of Canada

Now an unmistakable symbol of Canada, the Canadian flag we know today wasn’t approved until 1965, following the Great Flag Debate of 1964. The 11-pointed maple leaf was chosen to represent the 10 provinces, with one point representing the three territories of Canada. The flag is much loved by Canadians who, since 1996, have celebrated the National Flag of Canada Day on 15 February.
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