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The flag of Canada was officially adopted on February 15,1965.The Canadian Red Ensign,bearing the Union Jack and the shield of the royal arms of Canada,was lowered and then,on the stroke of noon,the new maple leaf flag was raised.The crowd sang the national anthem O Canada, followed by the royal anthem, God Save the Queen.The stylish red maple leaf has been the national symbol of Canada for over 150 years. Red and white are the official colors of Canada, proclaimed by King George V in 1921.

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I truly believe that Canada is the best country in the world. No matter what I do in the next five go ten years I will always have my home in Canada.

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Quebec or is a province in east-central Canada. It is the only Canadian province that has a predominantly French speaking population and French as the sole official language at the provincial level.

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“CANADA 150” TULIP - Presented in Ottawa, May 09, 2016.....A new tulip, bred to resemble the Canadian flag to commemorate the upcoming 2017 celebrations, Canada’s official birthday tulip.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is the most populous province of the four in Atlantic Canada. Located almost exactly halfway between the Equator and the North Pole (44º 39' N Longitude), its provincial capital is Halifax. Nova Scotia is the second-smallest province in Canada, with an area of 55,284 square kilometres, including Cape Breton and some 3,800 coastal islands.

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