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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Ville de Saint-Georges

Saint-Georges, Quebec
Grant of Arms
June 15, 1992
Vol. II, p. 156

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Blazon

Arms

Argent a cross Gules in the first and fourth quarters a fer-de-moline Azure in the second and third quarters a flame Gules and over all an escutcheon Azure a cross Argent;

Crest

A demi horse Argent charged on the shoulder with a Latin cross Gules and issuant from a coronet composed of a circle Argent heightened with maple leaves Gules and fleurs-de-lis Azure set alternately;

Motto

ENSEMBLE POUR L'AVENIR, meaning "Together for the future";


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 25, 1992, in Volume 126, page 2304 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Auguste Vachon, Saint-Laurent Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Petru Botezatu

Calligrapher
Judith Bainbridge


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government