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Registration of Arms and Badge
October 15, 2006
Vol. V, p. 76
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Or a quarter Gules overall an open book within three wreathes of laurel all counterchanged;
An oak tree Gules fructed Or dimidiating a maple tree Or;
PROPOSITI TENAX. This Latin phrase means “Firm of purpose”.
The Canadian Heraldic Authority does not have confirmed symbolism for this emblem. The following comments are hypotheses only. The book is a symbol of learning and the laurel wreaths represent academic achievement. The colour division represents the College’s founding vocation and its catering to the needs of both part-time and full-time students.
The Canadian Heraldic Authority does not have confirmed symbolism for this emblem. The following comments are hypotheses only. The trees are a pun on the first part of the name Woodsworth. The colour division echoes that of the shield.
This Latin phrase means “Firm of purpose.”