Archive of posts tagged "flag"

The Flag Shop in Vancouver


Friday, February 13th, 2015 — 1:44pm PST
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Vexillologists rejoice! Long before Dr. Sheldon Cooper had Fun with Flags on the hit series, The Big Bang Theory, Susan Braverman’s mother, Doreen Braverman, founded The Flag Shop in Vancouver back in 1975. Susan, now the President of Textile Image and The Flag Shop, recently invited media to the leading manufacturer in Canada for flags […]

The Canadian Flag in Vancouver


Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 — 10:14am PST
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The Canadian Flag in Vancouver – New Design Hoisted February 15, 1965 at Vancouver City Hall. A Roundup of Flag Photos in Vancouver

Vancouver Flag & Coat of Arms


Friday, April 23rd, 2010 — 9:00am PST
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The history of Vancouver’s flag (and thus its coat of arms) was suggested by a reader the other day so I have dug up some research about our city’s icons. Coat of Arms Vancouver’s first Coat of Arms was drawn up by alderman Lauchlan Hamilton (as in Hamilton Street) and assumed in 1886. However, as […]