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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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The Corporation of the District of Burnaby

Burnaby, British Columbia
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
April 24, 1991
Vol. II, p. 91

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Blazon

Arms

Azure on a Canadian fess wavy Or an eagle displayed Azure armed and tufted Argent charged on each wing with a fountain;

Crest

Issuant from a mural coronet Argent masoned Gules charged with fraises in fess Gules a demi lion Gules armed and langued Azure bearing between the forepaws a staff Or flying a banner of the Arms;

Supporters

On a grassy compartment dexter a stag Or gorged with a collar of rhododendron flowers Gules sinister a doe Or with a like collar;

Motto

BY RIVER AND SEA RISE BURNABY;

Flag

A banner of the Arms;

Badge

Rising above a mural coronet Argent charged with fraises Gules flames also Gules a bee volant Or and Sable;


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 July 20, 1991, in Volume 125, page 2353 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
Regional, Municipal etc Government