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Franco-Yukonnais (Yukon Territory, Canada)

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Flag of the Franco-Yukonnais (Canada)
by Jan Oskar Engene - 15 August 1996

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Adopted: October 1985
Designer: CÚcile Girard
Proportions: unknown

There are less than 1.000 Franco-Yukonnais, but they have a flag. This is also a complex design with a blue field and three diagonal stripes set from lower hoist to upper fly. The colours of the stripes are white and golden yellow. The effect created by the arrangement of the stripes is meant to represent Yukon's many mountains. Blue is for the French people and the sky. White is for winter and snow. Yellow represents the gold rush and the Franco-Yukonnais contributions to history of the territory.

 

Source:

  • Kevin Harrington: 'The Flags of the Francophonie in Canada', Flag Bulletin, No. 147, 1992, pp.139-152.

Jan Oskar Engene - 15 August 1996