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Anna Grazyna Biolik
Grant of Arms
April 15, 2002
Vol. IV, p. 206
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Gules a lymphad between three maple leaves Argent;
A demi stag Argent attired, unguled, and gorged with a collar Gules pendent therefrom a torteau charged with a miner's hammer and chisel in saltire Argent;
The colours are the national colours of Poland and Canada, Dr. Biolik’s birthplace and adopted home. The Korab, or antique galley, is the traditional Polish clan emblem associated with her family. Dr. Biolik’s many contributions to Canada are celebrated through the maple leaves.
The stag is Dr. Biolik’s favourite animal. The mining hammer and chisel represent her family’s links with mining in Silesia.
This Polish phrase means “Faith hope love”.
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on February 22, 2003, in Volume 137, page 519 of the Canada Gazette.
Original concept of Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the Heralds of the Canadian Authority