The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston
Heraldry Today

City of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario
Grant of Arms and Supporters
January 11, 1999
Vol. III, p. 291

Arms of the City of Toronto

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Blazon

Arms

Or a chief-pale Azure;

Crest

Issuant from a mural crown Or charged with a heart Gules between two roses Argent barbed Vert seeded Or a mound Vert thereon a golden eagle wings raised proper;

Supporters

On a mound Vert rising above barry wavy Azure and Argent and charged with three pales wavy Azure fimbriated Argent dexter a beaver proper gorged with a cord Gules pendant therefrom a hexagon Or charged with an alder leaf Vert sinister a bear proper gorged with a cord Gules pendant therefrom a hexagon Or charged with a columbine flower Azure;

Motto

DIVERSITY OUR STRENGTH;


Symbolism

In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.