The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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National Council of Women of Canada

Ottawa, Ontario
Grant of Arms and Badge
March 15, 1993
Vol. II, p. 233

Arms of the National Council of Women of Canada

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Blazon

Arms

Argent a maple leaf Gules charged with a ribbon knotted to form a bow Or all within an orle of twelve like bows Azure;

Crest

Rising above three bars wavy Argent Azure and Argent a grassy mound strewn with maple seeds Or and growing thereon a maple tree Or between two maple saplings Gules;

Motto

ALTIOR. This Latin word means "Higher".


Symbolism

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