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Upper Canada College

Toronto, Ontario
Registration of Arms, Supporters and Badge
April 15, 2005
Vol. IV, p. 480

Arms of the Upper Canada College

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Blazon

Arms

Azure a sword in saltire with a fouled anchor surmounted by a calumet bowl upwards all enfiling a wreath of olive ensigned by the Royal Crown Or, on a chief embattled Gules fimbriated Or two white-tailed deer’s heads (Odocoileus virginius) caboshed Or;

Crest

The Royal Crown between two branches of palm proper;

Supporters

Dexter a schoolmaster habited and gowned proper with a hood edged Gules lined Argent holding in the dexter hand a closed book proper bound Gules, sinister a student habited as a cricketer wearing the uniform blazer and cap of Upper Canada College resting the sinister hand on a cricket bat, both standing on a grassy mount scattered with trillium plants all proper;

Motto

PALMAM QUI MERUIT FERAT. This Latin phrase means “Let he who merited the palm bear it”.


Symbolism

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