Feds effectively declare Red Ensign a hate symbol
National Post: Sarkonak: 'The federal government shouldn’t be telling K-12 teachers to monitor and discipline students for holding certain political views. But it’s part of a project the Department of Canadian Heritage paid $268,400 to do....
'...The guidebook goes on to list the Red Ensign, the official flag of Canada until 1967 and the one under which we fought fascists in the Second World War, as a symbol of hate promotion. Its use by modern fringe movements shouldn’t override its place in Canada as a symbol of unity, but the guidebook still claims that, “Its usage denotes a desire to return to Canada’s demographics before 1967, when it was predominately white.” If anything, the mainstream should reclaim it.'