The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario
Registration of Arms
May 20, 2016
Vol. VI, p. 624

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Blazon

Arms

Azure two open books above a beaver statant proper, on a chief Argent the Royal Crown proper;

Crest

An oak tree Or leaved Vert fructed Or;

Motto

VELUT ARBOR ӔVO;


Symbolism

Arms

Not available.

Crest

Not available.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “As a tree, over time”.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on October 22, 2016, in Volume 150, page 3152 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
College of Arms, London

Painter
Artist of the College of Arms, London / Artiste du Collège d’armes, Londres

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
University

The recipient’s emblems were recorded at the College of Arms, London, England, 20 November 1917.