(Significance) What does the Canadian flag symbolize? How accurate of a symbol for Canada is it?
The Canadian flag we use today was designed on 1965. The old Canadian flag was a English flag on the right corner and a shield represented some industries on the left. There were a emotional debate between French and English Canadians. English Canadian wanted to keep the red color, which represented British, and French Canadian wanted the new flag, so the red and white colors with a big maple leaf flag have made. The new flag showed people Canada became an independent country.