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  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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District of 100 Mile House

100 Mile House, British Columbia
Grant of Arms and Supporters
December 15, 1992
Vol. II, p. 214

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Blazon

Arms

Vert on a pale nowy billetty between two bull's head in chief Or a representation of the roadhouse at 100 Mile House tempore 1868 Vert;

Crest

On a mound Vert rising within a mural coronet Or masoned Vert charged with a frieze of pine trees Vert alternating with miner's picks Sable, a representation of a Cariboo Road stagecoach tempore 1875 Gules embellished Or;

Supporters

On a mound of rangeland proper rising above barry wavy Argent and Azure dexter a stag Or attired and unguled Sable gorged with a collar Vert pendant therefrom a wild rose blossom proper sinister a stallion Or unguled Sable gorged with a like collar and pendant;

Motto

CENTUM SALUTATIONES. This Latin phrase means "A hundred greetings".


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 November 6, 1993, in Volume 127, page 3406 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Joan Bouwmeester

Calligrapher
Joan Bouwmeester


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government