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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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The Province of New Brunswick

Fredericton, New Brunswick
Registration of Arms, Supporters and Flag
April 5, 1989
Vol. I, p. 16

Arms of The Province of New Brunswick

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Or on waves a lymphad or ancient Galley with oars in action proper on a chief Gules a lion passant guardant Or;


Within a coronet comprising four maple leaves (three manifest) set upon a rim Or water barry wavy Azure and Argent leaping therefrom an Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) upholding on its back the Royal Crown both proper mantled Gules doubled Or;


On either side a white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) each gorged with a collar of Maliseet wampum proper and pendant therefrom an escutcheon that to the dexter bearing the Union badge and that to the sinister the arms Azure three fleurs-de-lis Or otherwise France Modern a compartment comprising a grassy mount with the floral emblem of the Province of New Brunswick the purple violet (viola cuculata) and young Ostrich fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris) commonly called fiddlehead growing therefrom all proper;


SPEM REDUXIT. This Latin phrase means "Hope restored".


In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.