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by Ivan Sache
The green and the white in the escutcheon represent the two opposite seasons.
The upper part represents the forest symbolized by the squirrel fur line
The phoenix represents the city which made great strides in spite of two forest fires.
The cross mainly identifies a Christian community of French and English and represented by the fleur-de-lys.
The escutcheon: the woodland Canadian cross (made up of three maple leaves and two cones) represents the importance of forest industry within the community.
The municipal flag - A green flag, 1:2, Canadian pale, in the center - the armorial bearings