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

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Town of New Glasgow

New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
Grant of Arms and Supporters
April 23, 1990
Vol. II, p. 18

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Blazon

Arms

Argent on a pale wavy and a saltire merged Azure between in fess two lozenges Sable a Maple tree Or;

Crest

A mural crown Argent masoned Gules rising therefrom a demi lion Gules langued and armed Or bearing in its dexter forepaw a blacksmith's hammer Sable;

Supporters

Dexter a stag and sinister a doe both Argent and gorged with a mural coronet Gules masoned Argent pendant therefrom a ship's wheel Azure the whole set on a grassy mound flowered with thistles and mayflowers proper;

Motto

LET NEW GLASGOW FLOURISH;


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
Judith Bainbridge

Calligrapher
Judith Bainbridge


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government