John Ross Matheson passes away at 96

Large Canadian flag at half mast in honour of John Ross Matheson the father of the Canadian flag.

John Ross Matheson, OC CD QC FRHSC (November 14, 1917 – December 27, 2013) was a Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician who helped develop both the maple leaf flag and the Order of Canada.

Video provided by Dale Elliott and used with permission