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

The contents of this Register are intended for research purposes only. The heraldic emblems found in the Register may not be reproduced in any form or in any media without the written consent of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and/or the recipient.

Peter William Sudbury

Peterborough, Ontario
Grant of Arms
April 15, 1993
Vol. II, p. 108

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Per fess engrailed Argent and Azure two cors de chasse counterchanged;


A demi stag per fess engrailed Argent and Azure attired and unguled Azure holding between its forelegs a rod of Aesculapius Argent with serpent Azure;


SEMPER. This Latin word means "Always".


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 June 26, 1993, in Volume 127, page 2077 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

Judith Bainbridge

Recipient Information