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City of Nanaimo

Nanaimo, British Columbia
Registration of Arms
February 15, 2001
Vol. IV, p. 98

Arms of the City of Nanaimo

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Blazon

Arms

Argent a cross Gules in the first quarter on two bars wavy Azure a barque in full sail proper pennons flying Gules and the fourth quarter semé of lozenges Sable;

Crest

The Nanaimo Bastion proper;

Motto

FAITH AND LABOUR;


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