Past flags of Canada
    Canadian Red Ensign 1868-1921
    The Canadian Red Ensign is a former flag of Canada, used by the federal government though it was never officially adopted by the Parliament of Canada. It is a British Red Ensign, featuring the Union Flag in the canton, defaced with the shield of the Coat of Arms of Canada.
    Canadian Red Ensign (1868-1921)
    Past flags of Canada
    Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957
    A new Canadian Red Ensign was adopted in 1921 that is a red field, featuring the British flag in the canton, defaced with the shield of the Coat of Arms of Canada. The shield contained the three golden lions, the red lion rampant of Scotland, the Irish harp of Tara, the gold fleurs-de-lis of royal France and a sprig of red maple leaves at the bottom.
    Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957)
    Canadian Red Ensign 1957-1965
    A new Canadian Red Ensign was adopted in 1957 that is a red field, featuring the British flag in the canton, defaced with the shield of the Coat of Arms of Canada. The Green Maple leaves from the previous flag were changed to red maple leaves
    Canadian Red Ensign (1957-1965)