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Creston, British Columbia, Canada

Central Kootenay Regional District

Last modified: 2022-02-12 by rob raeside
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[Creston] image by Masao Okazaki, 1 January 2022

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Description of the flag

The Town of Creston has three flags. Two were granted in 2008, but in everyday use is a Canadian style flag blue-white-blue with town coat of arms on the white field.
Valentin Poposki, 27 December 2021

The coat of arms appears larger on the flag in the photograph at
Masao Okazaki, 29 December 2021

Heraldic flags

[Creston] image by Darrell Neuman, 1 June 2011

The flag of Creston, B.C. features a white swan on a blue background. According to Bev Caldwell, Executive Assistant, with the town of Creston, the flowers are apple and cherry blossoms, which represent the agriculture/fruit industry that the Valley is known for. This flag was adopted by Council in 2008, with the official unveiling on October 11, 2008. It was designed by Graham Anderson, Cowichan Herald Extraordinary of the Heraldic Authority (Government House).
Darrell Neuman, 1 June 2011

[Creston] image located by Valentin Poposki, 27 December 2021
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The Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges also shows a flag quartered blue and yellow on a cross quarterly white and blue with a central blue disk outlined in black bearing a swimming swan.
Valentin Poposki, 27 December 2021