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Gordon Thomas Southam

Vancouver, British Columbia
Grant of Arms
December 15, 1994
Vol. II, p. 426

Arms of Gordon Thomas Southam

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Blazon

Arms

Per fess Azure and Or in chief three torches Or enflamed proper and in base a stag's head affronty proper armed Argent all within a bordure wavy per fess counterchanged;

Crest

Issuant from a coronet érablé Or a mound of rock proper issuant therefrom an anchor Azure surmounted by a dogwood flower Argent seeded Or leaved Vert;

Motto

HONOR · VERITAS · JUSTICIA. This Latin phrase means "Honour, truth, justice".


Symbolism

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