First Canadian Flags
The Coat of Arms Canada’s Coat of Arms was officially proclaimed on November 21, 1921. The present Coat of Arms was approved in 1994.
Symbols of Canada 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
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 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
Origin of the Name – Canada 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.
The Parliament Building
Map of Canada