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Vaughan, Ontario (Canada)

York Regional Municipality

Last modified: 2018-02-10 by rob raeside
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city flag
[Vaughan, Ontario flag] located by Dave Fowler, 1 January 2018

city crest
[Vaughan, Ontario crest] contributed by Garry M. Borgacci, 12 October 2005
Source: Vaughan website

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Description of the flag

From the City of Vaughan Web Site

The City of Vaughan flag was raised for the first time at a ceremony on May 2, 1988 after a contest organized by Vaughan's Industrial Advisory Board. Designed by then 15-year old Vaughan student Michael Vite, the flag features a white field and four blue stripes representing the communities of Kleinburg, Maple, Thornhill and Woodbridge. The four strips are joined at the centre with the symbol of Canada, the red maple leaf.
Phil Nelson, 20 November 2004

A picture of the flag is seen at, source:, first from top to bottom, from the city's official website.

And here's an additional picture of the flag: (source:

The city was settled in 1792, incorporated as a township in 1850. In 1971, the new regional government of York Region was established, acquiring policing and welfare services from the communities it served; simultaneously, the township merged with the Village of Woodbridge to form the Town of Vaughan. In 1991, it officially changed its legal status to City of Vaughan.

For additional information go to Vaughan (official website):
Esteban Rivera, 2 January 2018