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Corporation of the District of North Cowichan
North Cowichan, British Columbia
Grant of Arms, Supporters and Flag
November 20, 1989
Vol. I, p. 28
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Or on a fess raguly Vert between two bars wavy Azure a Pacific Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) naiant Argent between two dogwood flowers (Cornus nuttallii) also Argent seeded Or;
A coronet composed alternately of garbs and miner's picks blades uppermost all Or;
On a grassy meadow, rising above waves of the sea crested Argent, dexter a logger vested in the style of the nineteenth century bearing across his shoulder a double bladed axe all proper, sinister a pioneer woman vested Azure in the style of the nineteenth century her apron proper;
VESTIGIA NULLA RETRORSUM. This Latin phrase means "No stepping back".
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