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Confederation of Canada

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New brunswick small square New Brunswick Coat/arms granted 1868 to honnor the ruling monarch king George the 3, who was also the Duke of New Brunswick
Quebec small square Quebec Coat/arms 1868 flag adopted1948 From the Algonquin word for " narrow passage "or"strait first used to describe the narrowing of the St.Lawrence River near what is now Quebec City.
Buy nova scotia flag small square Nova Scotia Coat/arms 1625 Falg 1625 named by sir.wm Alexander who was given title to all the land between England and Newfoundland by king james VI of Scotland Nova Scotia is latin for new Scotland
20050427113605 flag of ontario small square Ontario Coat/Arms 1868 Flag1965 From Iroquois word "kanadariio" meaning shinging or sparkling waters about 20%of Ontario is fresh water lakes of or rivers.
Manitoba small square Manitoba Coat/arms 1905 Likely comes from the Cree word Man-into-wha-paow wich means lake Manitahu which narrows to 1/2 a mile at its center.
Nwt 20flag small square Northwest Territories Coat/arms 1956 flag 1969 most of the area was known as the Norhtwestern Territory until1870 the name is primarily descriptive fo the location of the Territories.
51nw9z5byyl small square British Columbia Coat/arms sheild 1906/ arms 1987 Flag 1960 Southern part wasknown as Columbia after clumbia R., central port was New Cledonia named by Explorer simon fraser; to avoid confusion with country in Columbia when it becaomes a colony.
Pei small square Prince Edward Island Coat/arms 2002 flag 1964 named in 1799 in Duke of icent, the 4th son of king George the III ; he was commander in chief of British North america and he was stationed in halifax when the Island was named.
Yukon small square Yukon Coat/Arms 1956 Flag 1967 probably came from the word yu-kon-ah meaning great river.
Saskatchewan small square Saskatchewan Coat/arms 1906 flag 1969 From the cree word "icisisicatchewanisiei" "meaning" sift flowing river ti became the name of one of the districts in NWT in 1882.
Alberta small square Alberta Coat/arms 1907 flag 1968 named for Queen Vivtoria's fourth daughter Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, the wife of Marquees of lorme, who was Governor General fo canada ijn 1882 when alberta was northwest Trerritories.
Newfoundland and labrador small square Newfoundland and Labrador Coat/arms 1637 Flag 1980 King Henry VII referred to the land discovered by John Cabot in 1497as the New found launde.
Nunavut flag small square Nunavut Coat/arms 1999 flag 1999 Means "our land" in the inuit language
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