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Statement by the Prime Minister on National Flag of Canada Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark National Flag of Canada Day:

“Today, I join Canadians across the country and abroad to celebrate the 53rd anniversary of our national flag.

“On this day 53 years ago, the National Flag of Canada was raised for the first time over Parliament Hill, in communities across the country, and in Canadian diplomatic and consular missions around the world.