- Governor General
- Smart & Caring
- Governor General's Awards
- Caring Canadian Award
- Order of Precedence
- Wearing of Insignia
- Find a Recipient
- Nominate Someone
- Well-known Canadian Emblems
- Applying for Armorial Bearings
- Consult the Register
- Canadian Heraldic Authority
- 25th Anniversary
- Additional Information
- Rideau Hall
- The Citadelle of Québec
- News and Events
The contents of this Register are intended for research purposes only. The heraldic emblems found in the Register may not be reproduced in any form or in any media without the written consent of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and/or the recipient.
Registration of Arms and Badge
September 15, 2005
Vol. IV, p. 528
Click on each image to enlarge. The blazon and symbolism for each element will accompany the enlarged image.
Per chevron Ermine and Azure in chief five maple leaves Gules in base a whale naiant spouting Or on a base barry wavy Argent and Azure;
Within a wreath of roses Gules barbed and seeded proper a fouled anchor Azure entwined by a serpent Or;
CREDO ERGO AGO. This Latin phrase means "I believe therefore I act".
On a hurt fimbriated Or and encircled by maple leaves and roses Gules barbed and seeded proper, a whale naiant spouting Or on a base barry wavy Argent and Azure;
The symbolism of these emblems will soon be available in both official languages
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 4, 2006, in Volume 140, page 431 of the Canada Gazette.
The recipient’s emblems were originally recorded in the records of the College of Arms, London, England, 17 December 1987.