The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
Heraldry Today

The contents of this Register are intended for research purposes only. The heraldic emblems found in the Register may not be reproduced in any form or in any media without the written consent of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and/or the recipient.

The Corporation of the District of North Vancouver

North Vancouver, British Columbia
Grant of Arms, Supporters and Flag
October 16, 1990
Vol. II, p. 45

Arms of The Corporation of the District of North Vancouver

[ previous page ]

Blazon

Arms

Vert three pallets wavy Argent jessant from a chief dancetty Azure fimbriated Argent in base barry wavy of four Azure and Argent;

Crest

A representation of a triple masted sailing vessel Or sails Argent flying from the centre mast a pennant parted Azure and Vert by a chevron couched sinister Argent;

Supporters

On a compartment of forested slopes rising above the sea proper charged with a representation of a Salish salmon Or dexter a deer Argent attired and unguled Or gorged with a collar of salal leaves Vert and berries Gules sinister a bear Argent armed Or gorged with a like collar;

Motto

MONTES RIVIQUE NOBIS INSPIRANT. This Latin phrase means "The mountains and the rivers are our inspiration".


Symbolism

In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.