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Moncton, New Brunswick (Canada)

Last modified: 2016-09-24 by rob raeside
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[Moncton flag] image by Rob Raeside, 9 August 2016

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Located in Westmorland county.

I took a photo in April 2005, though I first saw this flag in August 2004. The arms are placed on a white disk on a 1:2 blue field. Here is some information about the arms from the city website:

Moncton's official coat of arms commemorates our early beginning as an agricultural centre, with the beehive and wheat sheaves in the upper quadrants. Our railway heritage is symbolized by the steam locomotive at the lower left, while our world-famous Tidal Bore is depicted at lower right. The blacksmith and farmer represent the value placed on labour in our community. The Latin motto Resurgo means "I rise again", a testament to Moncton's rebirth after the collapse of the shipbuilding industry.

Luc Baronian, 5 June 2005

I found a fairly detailed image of the arms at, and applied that to a blue field to produce the flag above. This flag is widely used across the city.
Rob Raeside, 9 August 2016