The Brockville Connection “Canada’s Flag”

ISBN 978-0-9936501-0-9       © 2013       Robert J. Harper

The following is a comprehensive account of the historical facts surrounding the Birth of Canada’s Flag.

What began as a search for identity in, a yet to be Sovereign Country in 1860, some “Canadians” believed that the Maple leaf was the one and only symbol which would provide instantaneous recognition around the world.

Some 98 years after confederation, Canada’s Parliament finally completed the erroneous and sometimes very divisive task of providing our country with its very own National Flag.