The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
Heraldry Today

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St. James Anglican Church

Stratford, Ontario
Grant of Arms and Flag
April 4, 1990
Vol. II, p. 16

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Blazon

Arms

Azure on a cross nowy between in the first and fourth quarters a lion rampant and in second and third quarters a maple leaf all Or an escallop Gules;

Motto

GROW IN GRACE;

Flag

Azure on a cross nowy between in the first and fourth quarters a lion passant and in the second and third quarters a maple leaf all Or an escallop Gules;


Symbolism

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


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on June 30, 1990, in Volume 124, page 2363 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Joan Bouwmeester

Calligrapher
Joan Bouwmeester


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Local (church, synagogue)