Last modified: 2020-06-20 by rob raeside
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image by Rob Raeside, 17 May 2020
The new flag uses the official UPEI colours, which are rust, olive and gold. It features the crest that will appear in UPEI's official coat of arms, to be granted formally by the Heraldic Authority later this year [Ed. 2009].
The crest embraces UPEI's two founding institutions, St. Dunstan's University (SDU)
and Prince of Wales College (PWC). It displays the hammer and tongs used in St. Dunstan's
trade as a blacksmith and the bishop's ring signifying SDU; and the ostrich feather plumes
of the Prince of Wales and the crown signifying PWC. The third image, on the lower half
of the flag, is an open book to represent UPEI's heritage and mission.
Source: The Guardian (PEI)
Chrystian Kretowicz, 31 July 2009
From the Governor General website:
The Mi'kmaq flag is also flown on campus:
Coat of arms:
Dave Fowler, 17 May 2020