Provincial Flag of New Brunswick

Province: New Brunswick

Proportions: 2.5:4

New Brunswick Flag Description:
The flag of New Brunswick is based on the provincial coat of arms. The top third consists of a golden lion on a red base, with a white sailed ship sailing on the water, on a gold base in the bottom section.

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New Brunswick Flag Meaning:
The gold lion represents New Brunswick's ties to both the Brunswick region in Germany as well as the coat of arms of the King of England. The ship represents the importance of shipbuilding and seafaring in the province's history.

New Brunswick Flag History:
The flag was adopted on Feb. 24, 1965. The coat of arms was adopted in 1968 and modified in 1984. New Brunswick joined the confederation of Canada on July 1, 1867.

Interesting New Brunswick Facts:
New Brunswick was named, in 1784, in honor of King George III; who was the reigning monarch and also the Duke of Brunswick.

New Brunswick's official motto is: Spem Reduxit - Hope Restored

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