Those are the new colours of Stephen Harper's plane.
As explained by the Toronto Star, the Royal Canadian Air Force CC-150 Polaris — the plane that transports the prime minister, the governor general, dignitaries and sometimes military personnel — has finally gotten its new paint job.
The new design includes Canadian symbols like the national flag, Canada’s coat of arms, and the RCAF logo.
Phrases from the national anthem — “True North Strong and Free” and “Une épopée des plus brilliants exploits” — appear in italicized script under the cockpit window.
The words, “Government of Canada, Gouvernement du Canada,” separated by a small maple leaf, appear along the fuselage above the passenger windows.
The makeover has been debated for some time.
In 2011, CBC reported that the prime minister and defence minister were involved in a "tug-of-war" about changing