The Newfoundland flag is a graphically pleasing design when flying in the breeze, however the modern design of using outlines instead of solid colours, gives the flag no presence at all when it is furled indoors on a flagpole, with other provincial flags along side it. Basically it looks like an all white banner.
Filling in with solid colours corrects this image and the use of a golden swallowtail, promotes the concept of Newfoundland and Labrador uniting together as one.
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The flag of Newfoundland and Labrador was introduced in 1980, and was designed by Newfoundland...