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Christ Church Cathedral

Vancouver, British Columbia
Grant of Arms, Supporter, Flag and Badge
April 12, 1998
Vol. III, p. 277

Arms of Christ Church Cathedral

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Blazon

Arms

Argent in base two bars wavy Azure surmounted by a Celtic cross throughout Gules charged at the centre with a Salish spindle whorl Argent bearing a Chi Rho Azure encircled by three salmon in Salish style interlaced Copper;

Supporters

A representation of a cathedra proper at its apex an escutcheon of the Arms of the Diocese of New Westminster of the Anglican Church of Canada;

Motto

I HOLD BEFORE YOU AN OPEN DOOR (Rev. 3:8);


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