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Senate of Canada
Confirmation of the right to bear the shield of the Royal Arms of Canada surmounting the Mace of the Senate
April 15, 2008
Vol. V, p. 275
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The shield of the Arms of Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada surmounting the Mace of the Senate in pale;
The mace, created in 1849, is a symbol of authority in the Senate, and the shield of the Royal Arms of Canada represents the Sovereign of Canada, in whose name the Senate conducts its deliberations.