The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
Heraldry Today

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Richard Norris Nuttall

West Vancouver, British Columbia
Grant of Arms
December 20, 1990
Vol. II, p. 36

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Argent a shacklebolt Sable on a canton Azure a dogwood flower Argent seeded Or;


A demi bear Ermine holding in its dexter forepaw a rod of Aesculapius Azure;


CONSILIO FIDELI. This Latin phrase means "With faithful advice".


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 May 4, 1991, in Volume 125, page 1485 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

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

Judith Bainbridge

Judith Bainbridge

Recipient Information