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City of New Westminster

New Westminster, British Columbia
Grant of Arms, Supporters and Flag
September 29, 1992
Vol. II, p. 192

Arms of the City of New Westminster

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Argent a cross Azure in the first quarter a sailing ship proper sails unfurled Argent on a barrulet wavy couped Azure, second a plowshare Argent handled Sable, third a Douglas fir tree Vert, fourth two salmon in saltire Gules;


Issuant from a mural coronet Argent masoned Gules a demi grizzly bear Or;


On a compartment of fir trees Vert rising above water barry wavy of four Argent and Azure on either side a lion Gules armed Or the dexter gorged with a collar Or pendant therefrom a bezant bearing the Royal Crown proper that to the sinister gorged with a like collar bearing a blacksmith's anvil Sable;




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