The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Corporation of the City of Guelph

Guelph, Ontario
Grant of a Flag and Badge
November 20, 1993
Vol. II, p. 133

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Blazon

Flag

Per fess Gules and Argent in dexter chief a horse's head erased Argent and in dexter base an ancient crown Gules;

Badge

A poppy proper seeded Sable charged with an ancient crown Argent;


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 March 19, 1994, in Volume 128, page 1684 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Darrel Kennedy, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Linda Nicholson

Calligrapher
Judith Bainbridge


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government

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