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France

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Britain

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United States
of America
Proposed Canadian Flags

Three-leaf flag
Favored by then
Prime Minister,
Lester B. Pearson

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Canada Sea-to-Sea
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Flag of Canada
Canada
(Why no blue?)
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Canada Bordered
by two Oceans

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Canada Sea-to-Sea

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C.D. Howe

 
C.D. Howe

Clarence Decatur Howe - Minister of Transport (1936)
and Minister of Munitions and Supply (1940)

When C.D. Howe was elected to Parliament in 1935 he was immediately given a cabinet post as Minister of Transport. During World War II, he served as Minister of Munitions and Supplies, and later as Minister of Reconstruction and Minister of Trade and Commerce. Howe served as a cabinet minister for 22 years, under Prime Ministers Mackenzie King and Louis St. Laurent. During World War II, the Canadian construction and manufacturing industries were tight government control, and C.D. Howe was the controller. Under C.D. Howe, the 'Minister of Everything', Canada was transformed from a farm economy to an industrial nation.

Many people do not know that C.D. Howe...

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