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  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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District of Sechelt

Sechelt, British Columbia
Grant of Arms, Supporters and Flag
June 14, 1996
Vol. III, p. 104

Arms of  the District of Sechelt

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Blazon

Arms

Or on a base barry wavy Azure and Or a sloop in full sail Azure a chief enarched rayonné also Azure;

Crest

A demi bald eagle displayed Azure head Argent beaked and gorged of a mural coronet Or;

Supporters

On either side a blue heron Azure gorged of a mural coronet Or standing on a rocky outcrop proper above barry wavy Azure and Or;

Motto

SOLE MARIBUSQUE BENEDICTUM. This Latin phrase means "Blessed by the sun and the seas".


Symbolism

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