Royal Crown Agencies of the federal, provincial/territorial government, and law enforcement bodies at the federal, provincial/territorial and municipal levels may seek permission for the use of the Royal Crown in their emblems. Sovereign’s Flag for Canada The flag of the Sovereign for use in Canada will be used by His Majesty King Charles III and all future monarchs of Canada. Governor General's Flag The governor general's flag is blue with the crest of the Arms of Canada in its centre. A symbol of the sovereignty of Canada, the crest consists of a gold lion wearing the Royal Crown and holding in its right paw a red maple leaf. The Viceregal Salute The Viceregal Salute or Salute to the Governor General is a musical greeting and a mark of respect. It is performed officially in Canada in the presence of the governor general.