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Mauricie Administrative Region (Quebec, Canada)

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Last modified: 2012-08-09 by rob raeside
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Regional Overview

1966: Administrative Region (AR) of Trois-Rivières is created.
1987: The AR is renamed Mauricie/Bois-Francs.
1997: The AR is split into two AR: Mauricie and Centre-du-Québec.

Counties (3 MRC and 3 cities*):

Municipalités régionales de comté flag information

No known flags.

Municipal flag information

Incomplete Information

  • Municipalité de Batiscan (Les Chenaux):
    In the summer of 1998 I saw a white flag with a logo and perhaps a blue stripe at the bottom.
  • Ville de Cap-de-la-Madeleine (1918-2002):
    Today part of the city of Trois-Rivières, I saw a rather complex flag in the Summer of 1998.
  • Municipalité de Champlain (Les Chenaux):
    In the Summer of 1998, I saw a white flag with fulll coat of arms.
  • Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel (Les chenaux):
    The city website showed a white flag with undistinguishable details in the Spring of 2001.
  • Municipalité de Pointe-du-Lac (1978-2002):
    Today part of the city of Trois-Rivières, I saw a flag that included a blue logo in the Summer of 1998.
  • Village de Saint-Georges (1919-2002):
    Today part of the city of Shawinigan, there was on the village's website in November 2000, a white flag with coat of arms and unreadable black lettering underneath the arms.
  • Ville de Saint-Louis-de-France (1904-2002):
    Today part of the city of Trois-Rivières, there was a white background flag on the city website in November 2000.

Regional proposal

[proposed regional flag]

Made by François Lambert of La Tuque QC (Summer 1998). My translation: "Green and yellow represent the main industries in the region: respectively foresting and agriculture. Blue is for the Saint-Maurice river and its geographical alignment (North West). The five parts of the flag are for the [then] five MRC of the area: Maskinongé, Francheville, Mékinac, Le Centre-de-la-Mauricie and Le Haut-Saint-Maurice." Luc Baronian, 8 May 2005