Talk:Flag of Alberta

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Hypothetical flag of Alberta (1907–1968), never used.


I removed this. What is a hypothetical flag?! Needs explanation. The Singing Badger 19:18, 14 March 2006 (UTC)

I'm not sure but this is a Blue Ensign with the arms of Alberta. It was used to distinguish different brittish colonies, dominions, provinces. Australia has a Blue Ensign for official flag, Canada used to have a Red Ensign. I'm not sure this one was officially used by Alberta.--BarLaf 02:06, 20 April 2006 (UTC)
So maybe whoever wrote 'hypothetical' meant 'non-official'? The Singing Badger 02:18, 20 April 2006 (UTC)
There is no evidence it was ever used at all -- officially or unofficially. I should have deleted the image as soon as it appeared in the article, but I marked it as "hypothetical" to avoid hard feelings with the editor who obviously went to a lot of work to draw the flag and upload it. Indefatigable 14:49, 20 April 2006 (UTC)
This website seems to assert that it was used. Andrwsc 18:50, 30 August 2007 (UTC)


I have assessed this as a Stub, as it contains only the basic information on the subject, and of low importance, as it is a highly specific topic within Canada. Cheers, CP 22:45, 29 October 2007 (UTC)

Faithful Reproduction?[edit]

Am I the only person who thinks the current version of the flag used in Wikipedia isn't a faithful reproduction?

Flag of Alberta.svg vs 300px

I have started a discussion if we should make/use a replacement at Image_talk:Flag_of_Alberta.svg

--Tvwade (talk) 07:45, 25 November 2007 (UTC)

  • Actually, I don't think it really matters. Both versions follow the blazon, so should be considered correct. The sole exception being the sky in the shield of the second version (is that violet color correct, or should it be blue)? --Qyd (talk) 16:29, 25 November 2007 (UTC)
  • After looking into the colours, the big issue is the with blue used flag background. I have since modified my version to represent the official colour as found in government literature. Discussion continued at Image_talk:Flag_of_Alberta.svg. --Tvwade (talk) 18:04, 25 November 2007 (UTC)
  • I would agree that the flag on the left is a very poor image of the shield of Alberta. How this ever became the main Wikipedia image, only God knows. The shield on the right-hand flag is perfect, except that it is too big. -- Tono Fonseca (talk) 01:08, 13 August 2010 (CMT)

Official Colours[edit]

Item RGB CMYK Pantone
Azure Sky 13R 54G 146B 100C 66M 0Y 2K 286 C / 286 U
Wheat Background 254R 186G 53B 0C 27M 76Y 0K 136 C / 136 U
Hills / Wild Rose Leaves 13R 104G 38B 95C 0M 100Y 27K 356 C / 356 U
Mountains 189R 189G 189B OC 0M 0Y 26K 421 C / 421 U
St. George's Cross 252R 25G 33B OC 91M 76Y 0K 185 C / 185 U
Wheat 255R 235G 67B OC 8M 73Y 0K 114 C / 114 U

Reference: (page 54)

Pantone conversion:

--Svgalbertian (talk) 04:57, 10 November 2009 (UTC)