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Daniel Marcel Bellemare
Grant of Arms, Flags and Badge
September 15, 2005
Vol. IV, p. 537
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Or three barrulets wavy Azure, on chief Azure three pears Or;
A pear tree Or leaved Azure fructed Or;
VITAM IMPENDERE VERO;
Mr. Bellemare’s coat of arms pays tribute to both sides of his family, maternal and paternal. The three wavy bands represent Yamachiche, near Trois Rivières, the ancestral home of his father’s family. The three pears refer to his mother’s family name, Poirier, which is French for “pear tree.”
The pear tree alludes to family name of Mr. Bellemare’s mother, Poirier.
This Latin phrase means "To devote one’s life to the truth".