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Anna Grazyna Biolik

Ottawa, Ontario
Grant of Arms
April 15, 2002
Vol. IV, p. 206

Arms of Anna Grazyna Biolik

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Gules a lymphad between three maple leaves Argent;


A demi stag Argent attired, unguled, and gorged with a collar Gules pendent therefrom a torteau charged with a miner's hammer and chisel in saltire Argent;


(in Polish);



The colours are the national colours of Poland and Canada, Dr. Biolik’s birthplace and adopted home. The Korab, or antique galley, is the traditional Polish clan emblem associated with her family. Dr. Biolik’s many contributions to Canada are celebrated through the maple leaves.


The stag is Dr. Biolik’s favourite animal. The mining hammer and chisel represent her family’s links with mining in Silesia.


This Polish phrase means “Faith hope love”.