The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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The Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology

Belleville, Ontario
Grant of Arms and Supporters
May 26, 1992
Vol. II, p. 161

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Azure a cross Gules fimbriated Argent between four Loyalist Civil Coronets Or in fess point an open book proper bound Or;


Rising above a Loyalist Civil Coronet Or an eagle displayed Argent;


Dexter a stag Azure attired and unguled Argent and gorged with a Loyalist Civil Coronet Or sinister a lion Gules armed Argent similarly gorged the whole set upon a grassy mound set with a base barry wavy Argent and Azure;


COGNITIO AD VITAM. This Latin phrase means "Learning through life".


In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.


Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on July 8, 2006, in Volume 140, page 2038 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of Charles Maier, Athabaska Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Joan Bouwmeester

Joan Bouwmeester

Recipient Information

Civil Institution
College & Cegep