Tag: Flags

‘It’s just a flag’: Confederate flags fly at Saskatchewan music festival

The Confederate flag has raised plenty of controversy in the United States, but you don’t need to head to the U.S. to see it. Despite being deemed “not appropriate” by organizers, the U.S. Civil War battle flag has been making appearances at Saskatchewan’s Craven Country Jamboree. Flags of one sort or another fly on almost every camper van at the…

Austrian flag among Canadian flags an error, City of Regina says

One of these things is not like the other. That was the case on the Albert Street bridge in Regina on Monday when an Austrian flag was spotted in among several Canadian ones. The City of Regina lined the bridge with the mighty maple leaf in honour of the flag’s 50th anniversary, but the Austrian flag…

Mounds of flags, flowers at War Memorial pose challenge for Remembrance Day

zoom OTTAWA—Government workers are having a tough time trying to clear the National War Memorial of the deep drifts of flowers, flags and other tributes to two murdered soldiers in advance of Tuesday’s Remembrance Day ceremony. Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent was killed Oct. 20 in Quebec when he was run down by a car that…