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Royal Canadian Military Institute

Toronto, Ontario
Grant of Arms and Supporters
November 14, 1990
Vol. II, p. 50

Arms of the Royal Canadian Military Institute

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Quarterly; first, Or three maple leaves conjoined on one stem Vert, second, Azure a lion rampant holding in its dexter paw a fleur-de-lys Or, third, Argent a saltire Azure charged at the centre with an inescutcheon Or bearing a thistle Gules, fourth, Or a lymphad oars in action Azure pennons Gules all within a bordure quarterly Gules and Argent;


Rising out of an Ontario coronet (maple leaves Gules and trillium flowers Argent leaved Vert seeded Or set on a rim Or) a demi lion winged Or bearing in its dexter paw a sword Argent its sinister paw resting on a fouled anchor Azure;


On a grassy mound dexter a horse Argent crined and unguled Or sinister a lion ermine each supporter gorged with a collar Gules pendant therefrom a torteau charged with the Royal Crown proper;


FIDELIS PERMANERE. This Latin phrase means "To remain faithful".


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