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  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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The Corporation of the City of Windsor

Windsor, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
May 8, 1992
Vol. II, p. 160

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Blazon

Arms

Or on a pale between two roses Gules barbed Vert charged with a cogwheel Or a fleur de lys Or above a rose Or barbed Vert charged with a cogwheel Gules a chief undy Azure;

Crest

Issuant from a coronet rim Or set with maple leaves Gules and trillium flowers proper a demi stag Or bearing over its dexter foreleg a belt of wampum, its sinister foreleg resting on an automobile wheel all proper;

Supporters

On a grassy mound set with two sprigs Vert each bearing a rose a trillium flower and a fringed gentian flower proper and rising above barry wavy Argent and Azure two lions Or both gorged with a Loyalist military coronet Azure pendant therefrom a hurt the dexter charged with a steam locomotive wheel the sinister with a steamboat helmswheel Or each supporting a cornucopia mouth downward showing tomatoes and corn all proper;

Motto

THE RIVER AND THE LAND SUSTAIN US;

Flag

Azure on a Canadian pale Argent the shield of Arms of the City of Windsor;

Badge

A rose Gules barbed Vert charged with a cogwheel Or;


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 2303 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
Kathryn Adams

Calligrapher
Nancy Ellis


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government