Posters of Historical Flags of Canada

A series of historical flag posters that highlight certain periods of Canadian history is available. (downloadable in 8 ½” X 11” format)

  • Flags of the French Regime (1534-1760)
    [HTML] [PDF]

  • Flags of British North America and Canada after Confederation
    [HTML] [PDF]

  • Historical Flags of Canada (combination of posters 1 and 2)
    [HTML] [PDF]

  • Evolution of the Canadian Red Ensign
    [HTML] [PDF]

  • Canadian Military Flags in the 20th Century
    [HTML] [PDF]

  • Proposed Flags for Canada (1895-1964)
    [HTML] [PDF]

To order actual size posters (24” X 32”) at no charge, you can write the
Department of Canadian Heritage, 15 25 Eddy Street (15-7-A 25-11-A),
Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0M5 or via electronic mail:CeremonialetSymboles-CeremonialandSymbols@pch.gc.ca, or phone 819-997-0055, toll-free: 1-866-811-0055 TTY[1]: 1-888-997-3123. Quantities are limited. You must provide a Canadian address.

[1] Telecommunication device for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired.

Note:

To access the PDF (Portable Document Format) version you must have a PDF reader installed. If you do not already have such a reader, there are numerous PDF readers available for free download or for purchase on the Internet:

To take advantage of PDF features:

  • Save the PDF form on your computer;
  • Open the file with your PDF reader;
  • Complete the form; and
  • Save it again once filled.

It is not recommended to open a PDF form within your browser. Some browsers use plugins by default to view the PDF which may not work properly with fillable PDF forms.

Please note that all saveable and fillable PDF forms posted on this Web site are created using Adobe® authoring tools. It is therefore recommended that you use the Adobe Reader®, version 9 or higher, for best results.