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Provincial Flag

The Quebec flag was established 1948 in the proportions horizontally: 10-4-10 (=24), vertically: 6-4-6 (=16) and with height of the fleur-de-lys: 4.

Source: Flags of the World http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/ca-qc.html

The Provincial Arms

The provincial arms were granted by Queen Victoria in a Royal Warrant dated 26 May 1868  and amended in 1939 by the Quebec government to add the the royal crown and a motto. The arms are:

Shield: Tierced in fess: Azure three fleurs-de-lis Or; Gules a lion passant guardant Or armed and langued Azure; Or a sugar maple sprig with three leaves Vert
Crest: A Royal Crown proper
Supporters: None.
Motto: JE ME SOUVIENS (French for “I Remember”)

Source: The Royal Heraldry Society of Canada http://www.heraldry.ca/main.php

Provincial Formation and Political Information

Formation Information

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