Last modified: 2020-05-12 by rob raeside
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Clermont (town, 3,000 inhabitants on 51.5 km²)
The flag is white with the coat of arms and the words "VILLE DE CLERMONT" above
and, with illustration:
Blue symbolizes the French origins of Clermont, and peace (Clermont, peaceful village).
Gold symbolizes material wealth. Clermont in 1954 was the most prosperous and dynamic municipality of Charlevoix. Gold also underlines spiritual wealth, the Catholic religion takes up all the space at the heart of believers.
Green symbolizes hope for the future. It also highlights the forest, Clermont's main economic activity.
Black/Red: the band emphasizes the division of the city's territory into two equal parts, and the righteousness and honesty of Clermont. The moose symbolizes pride. He also recalls that Clermont is a hunting paradise. It also recalls the part of agriculture in our society.
The mounts emphasize the rugged topography of the territory of the municipality, the beauty of the landscapes, the forest, the mountain of the cross erected in 1950.
The waves symbolize the many lakes and rivers (Malbaie river). Also point out that Clermont is a fishing place.
The Fleur-de-lys recalls the French origins, the attachment of Clermont to the province of Quebec and its membership.
The Maple Leaf emphasizes belonging to Canada. It is also a symbol of pride.
Olivier Touzeau, 17 April 2020
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