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The Corporation of the City of Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badges
December 21, 1992
Vol. II, p. 228

Click on each image to enlarge. The blazon and symbolism for each element will accompany the enlarged image.


Blazon

Arms

Argent on a fess sapinagé Vert between in Chief a salmon and in base a steam locomotive wheel Gules two barrulets Or;

Crest

A mural coronet Gules masoned Argent charged with six anchors Or three visible;

Supporters

On a grassy mound on either side a beaver sejant Or the dexter gorged with a ducal coronet Gules the sinister gorged with a circlet of Azalea flowers Gules leaved Vert pendant from each collar a Salish spindle whorl Gules bearing the image of a salmon Argent;

Motto

WORKING TOGETHER FOR THE FUTURE;

Motto

BY COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY WE PROSPER;

Flag

Vert a canton of the arms of the City and in the fly a plate charged with three salmon interlaced Gules;

Badge

A steam locomotive wheel Gules surmounted by a salish spindle whorl bearing an image of a salmon Or;

Badge

A plate charged with three interlaced salmon Gules;


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 June 26, 1993, in Volume 127, page 2076 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Graham Anderson, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Linda Nicholson

Calligrapher
Nancy Ellis


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government