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The Flag – The Independent Commercial 2008

Our True Colours

The Revolution Starts Here! [Published in The Sunday Independent, on 17 September 2005)] Dear editor, This year my friends and I took advantage of the May 24th weekend to do something different. We decided to raise the native flag of Newfoundland — the Pink, White, and Green — over the southside hills in St. John’s. […]

Raising a New Flag

Ivan Morgan says the Pink, White and Green should be made the provincial flag I’m watching a documentary on Hinduism on cable one night, killing time waiting for World’s Greatest Police Chases IV to come on. Suddenly my daughter is looking at the screen and laughing, incredulous. “What? Are they kidding?” Covering all the walls […]

The Newfoundland Tricolor Pink, White and Green Flag

by John FitzGerald [Based on a column originally published in The Sunday Independent, Vol. 1, No.1. (12 October 2003)] The Newfoundland pink, white and green tricolor is one of the oldest symbols in continuous use in Newfoundland and Labrador. It predates its cousin the Irish flag by five years, and is the oldest flag in […]

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