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Town of Sidney
Sidney, British Columbia
Grant of Arms and Supporters
November 12, 1996
Vol. III, p. 135
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Or on a base barry wavy of six Azure and Argent a representation of the 19th century British survey vessel HMS Plumper, hull Argent, masts and rigging Sable flying at the stern a White Ensign proper on a chief Azure, dexter to sinister a pheon, two hands clasped fessways couped at the wrist and a Salish stone arrowhead all Or;
A beacon Sable enflamed Or rising from a grassy mound Vert above a row of rocks proper the whole between barry wavy of five Azure and Argent;
Two bufflehead ducks proper on waves of the sea Azure crested Argent set on either side of a rocky outcrop bearing sprigs of arbutus leaved and fructed proper;
PHARUS EXCLARET NOS. This Latin phrase means "Let a beacon enlighten us".
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