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"Celebrate Brockville"

50 Years of Our Flag Committee

Saturday, 15 February 2014 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)

"Celebrate Brockville"

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"Celebrate Brockville"

Join us for the Official Unveiling of Two Brockville Flag Initiatives

Hosted by "The 50 Years of Our Flag Committee"

The first is a Commemorative Painting

"Canada Celebrates" , it was commissioned in anticipation of the upcoming 50 year anniversary of the Canadian Maple Leaf Flag which will be on Flag Day, February 15th, 2015

Commissioned by Robert Harper
Painted by Phil Chadwick
In collaboration with John Ross Matheson, "Father of Our Flag"

The painting will be open to bidding at this time. 

Reserve bid starts at Sixty Thousand Dollars, plus HST


The second is a Book Launch 

" The Brockville Connection - Canada's Flag"   by Robert Harper

Please join the author and artist for this exclusive private event on Flag Day from 3 to 7pm, Saturday February 15th, 2014.  Book signing, purchase price $25

The event will be Catered  with Cash Bar

RSVP Robert Harper at  613-498-4992

(You may also register here online, this will be considered your RSVP, if more than 2 in your party please register each person in your party) This is an exclusive by invitation only event, if you have a person that you feel would be interested in attending, please forward the information and we can send them an invitation directly. 

History of the Painting

"This is a very unique piece of Canadiana which has been created in colaboration with the "Father of Our Flag" John Ross Matheson. "Celebrate Canada" honors and pays tribute to the people who contributed to the creation of the flag covering a 100 years of history. These people are those that helped bring the Candian Maple Leaf Flag to fruition in 1965. The Flag and the people listed are surronded by scenes from across Canada produced by the estimed Canadian artist  Phil Chadwick in the Tommy Thompson style"Robert Harper, Chair,  50Years of Our Flag Committee

Have questions about "Celebrate Brockville"? Contact 50 Years of Our Flag Committee
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When & Where

Brockville Rowing Club Inc The
1 Ferry Street
Water Street East Of Railway Tunnel
Brockville, ON K6V 2A7

Saturday, 15 February 2014 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)

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50 Years of Our Flag Committee

The 50 Years of Our Flag Committee  is hosting this event to help bring awareness to the Brockville / Matheson / Canadian Flag Connection.


A Citizens Committee of Council of the City Of Brockville. Established in 2012 with a mandate to provide facts and awareness of how we got our Canadian Maple Leaf Flag and why Brockville is the Birthplace of The Canadian Flag and to celebrate the upcoming 50 Years of our Flag. Robert Harper, Martin Noe, Phil Chadwick, Ron Hungerford, Alf Nurse, Jeff Earle, Tim Ross

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