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House of Commons of Canada
Confirmation of the right to use as a badge the shield of the Arms of Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada surmounting a representation of the Mace of the House of Commons in pale
February 15, 2008
Vol. V, p. 235
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The shield of the Arms of Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada surmounting the Mace of the House of Commons in pale;
The mace, created in 1916, is a symbol of authority in the House of Commons, and the shield of the Royal Arms of Canada represents the Sovereign of Canada, in whose name the House of Commons conducts its deliberations.
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 22, 2008, in Volume 142, page 2983 of the Canada Gazette.
Original Concept of Claire Boudreau, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the Heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.