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Russell Township, Ontario (Canada)

Prescott and Russell Counties

Last modified: 2011-11-05 by rob raeside
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[Russell, Ontario] image located by Jarig Bakker

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Description of the flag

Symbols on our flag come from the official coat of arms of the municipality:
The two trilliums symbolise the English and French cultures of Ontario.
The Fleur de lys represents the francophone people which is the larger population group in the municipality.
The Barn, the center of the flag, is the significant theme and symbolises the farming community of the municipality.
The Water Waves at the bottom of the flag represent the three branches of the Castor river which crosses the municipality.
Jarig Bakker, 25 May 1999

The flag of Russell, Ontario, can be seen at

"The Village of Russell is part of the Township of Russell which in turn is located in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell which covers part of Eastern Ontario, Canada. It is located immediately east of Ottawa, the city limits of which are just over 2 km west from Russell but its downtown core is about 40 kilometers (25 mi) northwest of Russell."
Aleksandar Nemet, 26 June 2010