Monday, January 21, 2008

On this day in Our Islands History

In 1948, by the decree of the provincial government, which proclaimed that the flag known under the name as the fleur-de-lise, would be accepted as the official emblem of Quebec. The adoption of the blue flag, a white cross and the four lily flowers, was the result of a long opinionated public campaign.

- From the chronicle's of historian Father Frédéric Landry
Événements Historiques Agenda (Septembre 1993 à Septembre 1994)

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