Northwest Territories (NT)

Flag of the Northwest Territories

Flag:
Ordinance of the Territorial Council assented to
January 1, 1969

Arms of the Northwest Territories

Arms:
Approved by Queen Elizabeth II, February 24, 1956

Mountain Avens

Flower:
Emblems of the territories were officially adopted in 1957. For the Northwest Territories, the floral emblem is the creamy-white mountain avens (Dryas octopetala), which blooms in profusion for a short time each spring.

Other symbols:

The Northwest Territories tartan (registered with the Court of the Lord Lyon, King of Arms of Scotland), the jack pine, the gyrfalcon and the native gold.

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