The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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City of York

York, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
October 26, 1993
Vol. II, p. 291

Arms of the City of York

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Blazon

Arms

Vert dexter a pale wavy Argent charged with a pallet wavy Azure sinister a sprig of rose Or flowered Argent;

Crest

A rock dove proper rising out of a Mural Crown Or masoned Azure;

Supporters

On a grassy mound dexter a beaver sejant erect Or gorged with a ribbon Vert Argent and Azure sinister a lion sejant the right forepaw raised Or gorged with a like ribbon;

Motto

E SINGULIS COMMUNITAS. This Latin phrase means "From individuals, a community".


Symbolism

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