Heraldry Today

Parliament of Canada

Ottawa, Ontario
Confirmation of the right to bear the shield of the Royal Arms of Canada surmounting the Maces of the Senate and the House of Commons
April 15, 2008
Vol. V, p. 276

Badge of the Parliament of Canada

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Blazon

Badge

The shield of the Arms of Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada surmounting the Mace of the Senate and the Mace of the House of Commons in saltire;


Symbolism

Badge

This emblem symbolizes that the Parliament of Canada consists of the Queen, the Senate, and the House of Commons, represented respectively by the shield of the Royal Arms of Canada and the mace of each legislative body.