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Symbols of Canada

2010 Edition

Symbols of Canada    
Format Softcover with folded poster
Catalogue No. CH4-130/2010E
Pages 60
Language English Aussi disponible en français
Price $9.95
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Produced by the Department of Canadian Heritage.
Published by Canadian Government Publishing, 2010.


Newly updated, the popular publication Symbols of Canada contains colour illustrations of symbols that reflect the history, people, environment, and traditions of Canada and its provinces and territories, as well as the Crown in Canada. It provides brief histories for each area, along with maps, statistics, coats of arms, mottos, flags, and other symbols. All symbols are included in a folded bilingual poster insert. Includes activities for teachers.

Table of Contents:
  • Canada:
    • Origin of the Name
    • The Crown in Canada
    • Official Symbols of Canada
    • Other Symbols of Canada
    • The Commonwealth
    • La Francophonie
    • Historical Flags
    • Historical Boundaries
  • Ontario
  • Quebec
  • Nova Scotia
  • New Brunswick
  • Manitoba
  • British Columbia
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Saskatchewan
  • Alberta
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Northwest Territories
  • Yukon
  • Nunavut
  • Canadian Military Symbols
  • National and Provincial Honours
  • Suggestions for Classroom Activities
  • Symbols Around Us
  • Flags in Canada
  • Heraldry
  • Creating your Personal Coat of Arms
  • Floral Emblems
  • Floral Emblems of Canada – A Bouquet
  • Stamps of Canada
  • Canadian Coinage
  • Additional Information
  • Symbols Poster (insert)
Please note: Upon request, the Department of Canadian Heritage's State Ceremonial and Corporate Events Directorate will supply this publication to you at no charge, in the official language of your choice (limit one copy per individual, or two copies per organization). You must contact the Directorate directly to order a free copy.

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