Die Stromschnellen von St Marie (The Rapids Of St Mary), Frank Buchser, 1868
By kind permission of the Kunsthaus Art Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
This website was created by teacher Peter White for the Algoma District School Board
Can you guess what this flag is?
Canoe Manned by Voyageurs Passing a Waterfall (Ontario), 1869, by Frances Anne Hopkins
Courtesy vLibrary and Archives Canada under the reproduction reference number C-002771 and under the MIKAN ID number 2894967
This is the flag of Britain called the Union Jack. From the early 1600s until 1763 when the country of France lost control of Canada to the British, the flag would have been French and looked something like this.
Can you tell the difference between different
people - students, teachers, store-workers,
police etc. - by what they wear or how they
If you made a flag for your school, what
would it look like?