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Shawinigan, Quebec

Last modified: 2005-06-03 by phil nelson
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by Blas Delgado

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translated from city documentation:

The flag was created by Mr. Alban Dufresne. The azure field dominated by a fleur de lys is inspired by the geographical location of the city within Quebec. The silver wave represents hydraulic energy from the Saint-Maurice river. Two golden lightnings come out of this wave, symbolizing electricity and the wealth that this wonderful element has brought to Mauricie, to Quebec and to Canada for over a half-century.
I first observed the flag in December 1998.
Luc Baronian, 8 May 2005