New Brunswick’s provincial flag hits a half-century today. Light up 50 candles! Just… keep them away from the fabric.
Here are six facts about our flag. Except three of them are fake facts.
How much do you know about NB’s flag?
New Brunswick Flag Flies for 50 // 3 Facts, 3 Fake Facts
1 | The lion on the flag represents a tie to Germany.
2 | The ship portion reflects NB’s shipbuilding industry.
3 | The ship on the NB flag is based on a famous Viking vessel.
4 | Since Canada adopted its national flag nine days earlier, some guy decided to design a flag for NB because the premier was on holiday.
5 | It cost $15,000 to design the NB flag in 1965.
6 | One in four homes in Fredericton South have an NB flag as a curtain.