Flag of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
Adopted 1858
Designed by (unknown)
Proportions 3:4 [1]

The flag of Nova Scotia, Canada, is white with a blue saltire, with a stylized version of the shield in Nova Scotia's provincial coat of arms, which is the Scottish Royal coat of arms.


The reversed colours of the Cross of St. Andrew and the Scottish shield represents Nova Scotia's links to Scotland. [2]


  • The proportions of the flag of Nova Scotia are 3:4; however, most Canadian flagmakers choose the proportions of 1:2, the common flag proportions of Canada. [3]


  1. Nova Scotia Flags
  2. Nova Scotia - Flag
  3. Nova Scotia (Canada) at Flags of the World
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