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

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Registration of Arms
May 20, 2005
Vol. IV, p. 494

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Blazon

Arms

Vert a prairie crocus (Anemone patens) slipped proper on a chief Azure fimbriated thirteen mullets Or;

Crest

Within a circlet of prairie crocus (Anemone patens) the gate of Old Fort Garry proper;

Motto

UNUM CUM VIRTUTE MULTORUM. This Latin phrase means “One, thanks to the moral strength of many”.


Symbolism

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Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on June 11, 2005, in Volume 139, page 2035 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available

Painter
* Not applicable / Sans objet

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government

The recipient’s emblems were originally recorded at the College of Arms, London, England, 12 January 1979.