The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston
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The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem in Canada (Body corporate known as)

Vanier, Ontario
Grant of Flag and Badge
April 15, 1998
Vol. III, p. 234

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A banner of the Arms of The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem in Canada;


A Maltese cross Vert fimbriated Or surmounted by a maple leaf also Or;


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Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on January 30, 1999, in Volume 133, page 181 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of Graham Anderson, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Linda Nicholson

Suzzann Wright

Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Foundation / charitable body

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