The prairie crocus is the floral emblem of Manitoba.
In 1906, children in Manitoba voted and chose the prairie crocus as their provincial floral emblem.
The thunderbird is a mythical creature and represents power.
Only the most prestigious of chiefs may have this as their family crest.
The carillon the name of the musical instrument in the Peace Tower.
This musical instrument is made of 53 bells and weighs 66 tonnes.
The lion is a symbol for Scotland.
Nova Scotia’s name means “new Scotland” and the province has a single lion on its flag.
The difference between grotesques and gargoyles is that gargoyles are waterspouts while grotesques are purely decorative.
There are no gargoyles at Parliament – only grotesques.