The beaver attained official status as an emblem of Canada March 24, 1975 . The beaver attained official status as an emblem of Canada March 24, 1975 . The maple leaf began to serve as a Canadian symbol as early as 1700 . The colour of the maple leaves on the arms of Canada was changed from green to red in 1957.
Provincial and Territorial Tartans Provincial and Territorial Tartans Maple leaf Newfoundland Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Quebec Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Northwest Territories Yukon
The Great Seal of Canada is used on all state documents such as proclamations and commissions of: The Great Seal of Canada is used on all state documents such as proclamations and commissions of: cabinet ministers Senators Judges senior government officials. The seal bears the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, in her robes, holding the orb and sceptre, and shows her sitting on the coronation chair.
The explorer depicted in the image is Jacques Cartier . The explorer depicted in the image is Jacques Cartier . The Huron-Iroquois word for "village" or "settlement” was kanata. The first use of "Canada" as an official name came in 1791 when the Province of Quebec was divided into the colonies of Upper and Lower Canada.
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