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City of Charlottetown

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
August 28, 1989
Vol. I, p. 41

Arms of the City of Charlottetown

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Blazon

Arms

Argent on a square Vert joined at each corner with a smaller square Vert a representation of the coronation crown of Queen Charlotte Sophia of England proper;

Crest

Issuing from a circlet of Lady Slipper (Cypripendium acaule) flowers proper a mast also proper bearing a sail of the City's Arms flying a pennant per fess Vert and Argent all rigged Sable;

Supporters

Dexter a griffin Argent sinister a fox Argent standing on a compartment composed of a meadow above red soil proper washed by waves of Charlottetown harbour Argent and Azure;

Motto

CUNABULA FOEDERIS. This Latin phrase means "Cradle of confederation".


Symbolism

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