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St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching!


St. Patrick’s day is fast approaching and The Flag Store in Thornton has many festive flags to help you celebrate this joyous time. “May your troubles be less and your blessings be more and nothing but happiness come through your door”

CIBC Run For A Cure


This picture is of a homemade CIBC Run for THe Cure flag, decorated by our local bank.  The Flag Store donated a bright pink flag blank for the event.  All the best CIBC with this worthy cause!  

.25 Coin Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Flag


OTTAWA, ONTARIO, JUNE 9, 2015 – As Canadians far and wide prepare to celebrate Canada Day, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued a new 25-cent circulation coin commemorating the 50th birthday of the universally recognized Canadian flag. The coin was unveiled today at centre field in Toronto’s Varsity Stadium, before the kick-off to a CFL exhibition game between the Toronto Argonauts and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

A Little Flagpole Humour :)

Two Saskatchewan mechanical engineers were standing at the base of a flagpole, looking up.   A woman walked by and asked what they were doing. “We’re supposed to find the height of the flagpole,” said Bob, “but we don’t have a ladder.” The woman said, “Hand me that wrench out of your toolbox.” She loosened a few bolts, and laid the pole down.   Then she took a ​​tape measure from their toolbox, … Read More →

It’s Time To Move The Clocks Ahead And Welcome Spring!

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Remember to set your clocks ahead by one hour before you go to bed Saturday to adjust to Daylight Savings Time, which officially starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8th.  This is also a good time to check your smoke detector & carbon monoxide detectors and change the batteries.

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