Canada Day

You’re gonna see a lot of Canadian flags today…so I thought it would be a good time to do a re-post. This was originally posted January 14, for Nepotism Thursday.

Nepotism Thursday

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A quick little read from Ty’s brother, Brad Templeton, as to whether their father, Charles Templeton, had any top-secret involvement in the creation of the current Canadian flag.

Michael Templeton, Charles Templeton, Ty Templeton, Brad Templeton (not present: sister Deborah Burgess)


Personally…I think the story is nonsense.  My father wouldn’t have helped design our national flag, and then kept it a secret.  It’s absolutely not in his nature to not brag.  Fun to think about, though.

Of course, Dad still killed Elvis.  That a family legend I won’t see denied.

Ty the Guy

5 responses to “Canada Day

  1. Happy Canada Day!

    I’m not seeing the link to your brother/brother-in-law’s story. Did I spend too much time in the sun today, or is there a broken link somewhere?

  2. Paul the Curmudgeon

    Glad to hear that your Dad can’t be blamed for any role in replacing our glorious Red Ensign with that bland ‘corporate identity’! Nice family photo, btw.

  3. As long as the paternal was not in the grassy knoll then there are no gripes from your southern neighbors.


    Steven G. Willis

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