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

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The Canadian Academy of Engineering

Ottawa, Ontario
Grant of Arms and Supporters
May 15, 1992
Vol. II, p. 169

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Blazon

Arms

Argent between a sun in splendour and a maple leaf Gules a fess the base enarched Gules masoned Argent;

Crest

A beaver sejant erect Gules holding between the forepaws a key wards upwards and outwards Argent;

Supporters

Standing upon a bridge of reinforced concrete proper surmounting barry wavy of three Azure and Argent two pantheons Gules unguled and semé of estoiles Argent each grasping with the interior hoof a flash of lightning Gules;

Motto

CREARE ET CONSERVARE. This Latin phrase means "To create and to preserve".


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 Charles Maier, Athabaska Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Linda Nicholson

Calligrapher
Nancy Ellis


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Learned Society & Professional Organization