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Corporation of the Township of Cumberland

Orleans, Ontario
Registration of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
May 20, 1998
Vol. III, p. 245

Arms of the Corporation of the Township of Cumberland

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Blazon

Arms

Azure two axes in saltire Or heads uppermost Argent on a chief wavy also Argent two barrulets wavy Azure;

Supporters

Upon a compartment composed of logs and sticks floating upon water proper on either side a beaver Or that on the dexter gorged with a collar Gules charged with roses Argent barbed and seeded proper that on the sinister with a collar Azure charged with fleurs-de-lis Or;

Crest

Perched on a mural crown Or a Blue Jay holding in the beak a trillium slipped proper;

Motto

AVORUM HONORI. This Latin phrase means "For the honour of our ancestors".


Symbolism

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