Bruce Patterson, Deputy Chief Herald of Canada Presents "The National Flag of Canada Fifty Years On"
Bruce Patterson was appointed Deputy Chief Herald of Canada, an office of the Canadian Heraldic Authority, in 2010, where he has worked in various capacities since 2000. As a herald, he is responsible for creating new heraldic designs and overseeing aspects of the grant process, in addition to providing information to the public and to other government bodies. Bruce is a Fellow of the Royal Heraldry Society of Canada, an Associate of the Académie internationale d’héraldique, and a Serving Member of the Most Venerable Order of St. John. Prior to his appointment at the Canadian Heraldic Authority, Bruce worked in Toronto as a secondary school teacher in English and history, having previously taught in Hungary.