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The Corporation of the City of Stratford
Grant of Arms, Supporters and Flag
February 15, 1991
Vol. II, p. 76
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Azure on a chevron Or between three swans naiant Argent a hurt charged with a beehive Or between two spears Gules their points upwards;
A coronet dancetty of five points Or charged on the rim with maple leaves Gules alternating with trillium flowers Argent;
On a grassy meadow rising above waves Azure crested Argent dexter a tiger Ermine armed Or gorged with a collar Azure pendant therefrom a hurt displaying a black willow tree Or grasping in its sinister paw a staff proper flying a banner of the Arms of the Canada Company sinister a lion Ermine armed Or charged with a like collar pendant therefrom a hurt displaying a railway steam locomotive Or grasping in its dexter paw a staff proper flying a banner of the City's Arms;
INDUSTRIA ET ARS. This Latin phrase means "Industry and art".
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