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The flag of Saskatchewan features thein the upper quarter nearest the staff and the floral emblem, the western red lily ( ), in the fly. The upper green half of the flag represents the northern Saskatchewan forest lands, while the gold lower half symbolizes the southern, prairie wheat-fields.
The flag was adopted on September 22, 1969, as the result of a province-wide competition that drew over four thousand entries. The winning entry was designed by Anthony Drake of.