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  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Municipalité du canton de Potton

Potton, Quebec
Grant of Arms
March 25, 1992
Vol. II, p. 147

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Blazon

Arms

Per fess Azure and barruly undy Argent and Azure a base arched dancetty of five Or in chief a demi sun issuant also Or and over all a fess Gules its upper side formed of interlaced chevrons on the field;

Crest

Out of a coronet composed of a circle Or heightened with maple leaves Gules and fleurs-de-lis Azure on a wreath Or and Gules a deer's head Or charged on the neck with a sun Gules;

Motto

ILLE TERRARUM MIHI OMNIS ANGULUS RIDET. This Latin phrase means "This small corner of the world smiles at me above all".


Symbolism

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


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on July 25, 1992, in Volume 126, page 2303 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Auguste Vachon, Saint-Laurent Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Petru Botezatu

Calligrapher
John Whitehead


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government