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Wearing our Pride

We are no strangers to donning the maple leaf and red & white around here.  If fact, Canada Day is second only to Christmas on my family’s list of favourite holidays.  But did you know there are other ways to wear your national pride?   The Maple Leaf Tartan was created by David Weiser in 1964 in preparation for the 100th anniversary of confederation in 1967 and became an official symbol of Canada on March 9, 2011.  The Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages at the time, the Honourable James Moore, summed it up best:  "Our national symbols express our identity and define our history. The Maple Leaf Tartan represents the contributions that the more than four million Canadians of...

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