The National Flag of Canada is celebrating its 53rd anniversary.
To mark the day, a special citizenship ceremony was held at the Centre francophone de Toronto.
Albert Wong, Citizenship Judge for the Greater Toronto Area spoke with Mosaic Edition on the significance of the national flag.
The citizenship ceremony was presided over by Brigadier General Jennie Garrignan, Chief of Staff Operations Canadian Army.
The national flag was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill on February 15, 1965.
The maple leaf is Canada’s most visible symbol identifying Canada and Canadians to the world.