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Franco-Columbiens (British Columbia, Canada)

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Flag of Franco-Columbiens image by Jan Oskar Engene, 15 August 1996

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Created by Raymond Lemoine, the flag ran first in a contest in May 1981. (Officially) hoisted in 1982. The Franco-Columbian flag bears the floral emblem of British Columbia, the dogwood. The blue stripes evoke the sea and, where they rise, the mountains. The stylized fleur-de-lys symbolizes the French speaking community and points to the sun represented by the yellow disk.
Jan Mertens, 25 November 2004