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.
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 →
In the above photo Valerie, Cecilia and Beth Burke are all proudly wearing red and white and waving Canada Flags in joyous celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Flag. Click HERE to see Cecilia Burke, President and CEO of The Flag Store and many others as they celebrate this truly special day in Canadian history.
In the above photo Cecilia Burke, president and CEO of The Original Flag Store, is one of the many Canadians celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Canada Flag on Sunday Feb. 15th at our Thornton Store. Click here to view article published in The Herald which includes memories and photo’s of original founders Gordon and Beth Burke.