The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
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University of Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario
Grant of a Flag
October 17, 1990
Vol. II, p. 48

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Gules on a Canadian pale Argent an escutcheon of the arms of the University of Ottawa thereon the crest of the said University set upon a wreath Argent and Gules;


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Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on October 27, 1990, in Volume 124, page 3751 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.

David Farrar

John Whitehead

Recipient Information

Civil Institution

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