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Region of Queens Municipality

Liverpool, Nova Scotia
Grant of Arms and Supporters
November 15, 2007
Vol. V, p. 185

Arms of the Region of Queens Municipality

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Blazon

Arms

Or on a fess Azure between in chief three pine trees Vert and in base three barrulets Azure, a demi sun in splendour Or;

Crest

A bald eagle wings displayed Azure its head Argent, beaked and membered Or, grasping in its dexter talons an Atlantic salmon proper;

Supporters

Dexter a white-tailed deer sinister a moose both Or attired Vert charged on the shoulder with a hurt bearing a rose Or and standing on a sandy mount set with rocks and sand dollars proper;

Motto

RIVERS • FOREST • SEA;


Symbolism

Arms

The sun and the blue and yellow stripes indicate the Atlantic Ocean and the spectacular sunsets for which the region is known. The pine trees represent the local forests.

Crest

The bald eagle is representative of local First Nations. The salmon indicates the importance of fishing in the local economy.

Supporters

The deer and moose are local wildlife. The roses refer to the Hansa rose, the official municipal floral emblem. The sand, rocks and sand dollars represent the ocean shoreline.

Motto

Not applicable