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  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Cathedral Church of Christ

Victoria, British Columbia
Grant of Arms and Supporter
September 29, 1991
Vol. II, p. 127

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Blazon

Arms

Azure, upon a cross patée throughout quadrate at the centre Or a Chi Rho Gules;

Supporters

A representation of a cathedra displaying near its top the Arms of the Diocese of British Columbia of the Anglican Church of Canada all proper;

Motto

CHRIST IS LORD;


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 November 23, 1991, in Volume 125, page 3770 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of the Cathedral Church of Christ, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Linda Nicholson

Calligrapher
John Whitehead


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Local (church, synagogue)