Canadian flag first raised
The flag made its first official appearance on February 15, 1965; the date is now celebrated annually as National Flag of Canada Day. The Canadian Red Ensign was unofficially used since the 1890s and approved by a 1945 Order in Council for use wherever place or occasion may make it desirable to fly a distinctive Canadian flag .Creation of the flag. After a great deal of work, the National Flag of Canada was proclaimed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on January 28, 1965 and raised for the first time in an inauguration ceremony on Parliament Hill on February 15, 1965. canadian flag first raised
At the stroke of noon on February 15, 1965, Canadas red and white maple leaf flag was raised for the very first time. The flag belongs to all Canadians; it is an emblem we all share.