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  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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The Corporation of the City of Brantford

Brantford, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
March 6, 1991
Vol. II, p. 80

Arms of The Corporation of the City of Brantford

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Blazon

Arms

Gules a beaver statant on a log fesswise its ends gnawed all Or;

Crest

A maple leaf Gules veined Or charged with a mural crown Or masoned Gules;

Supporters

Upon a grassy mound strewn with daffodil flowers proper rising above barry wavy Azure and Argent to the dexter a Mohawk Indian in traditional dress of the period 1784 bearing in the dexter hand and across the sinister shoulder the Gus-wen-tah wampum belt and to the sinister a pioneer logger in dress of the period 1830 bearing in the sinister hand a single bladed axe all proper;

Motto

INDUSTRIA ET PERSEVERANTIA. This Latin phrase means "Industry and perseverance".


Symbolism

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