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East Hants Municipality, Nova Scotia (Canada)

Hants County

Last modified: 2012-08-09 by rob raeside
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[East Hants, Nova Scotia] image by Eugene Ipavec, 27 August 2010

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Description of the flag

The flag of the Municipality of East Hants (the status is District) Nova Scotia, is white with the district arms on it. Here is the description I got:

The flag crest [sic] places focus on the three historical industries in East Hants of forestry (tree on bottom left), farming (wheat on bottom right) and ship building (top panel) (WD Lawrence, etc.) I believe the sun over the wheat was meant to highlight our spectacular scenery but I'm not entirely sure on this one. The waves (blue lines) in the top panel behind the ship represent our highest tides.

The flag was designed by Neville Glover, who was the Chief Administrative Officer of the Municipality of East Hants at the time. (Year of adoption of the flag is unknown).

Thanks to Amanda Hatfield, Administrative Assistant, for information and photo of the flag.

About the district:
"East Hants is a municipal district in Hants County, Nova Scotia. With its administrative seat in Milford Station, the district occupies the eastern half of Hants County from the Minas Basin to the boundary with Halifax County, sharing this boundary with the West Hants municipal district. Its most settled area is in the Shubenacadie Valley. It has population of 21,387." - from Wikipedia:,_Nova_Scotia.

Official website:
Valentin Poposki, 4 January 2010

Coat of Arms

[East Hants, Nova Scotia] image by Eugene Ipavec, 27 August 2010