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.
In 1946 a special joint committee, tasked with solving the Canadian "flag problem," came up with this flag and recommended its use as the national flag for Canada. However, their suggestion was declined by Prime Minister Mackenzie King.
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