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Barry Archibald Jones

Montréal, Quebec
Grant of Arms
July 15, 1992
Vol. II, p. 179

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Per chevron Or and Vert in chief a Latin cross issuing from the chevron point Sable in base a harp Or stringed Argent between in pale two roses Or barbed Argent seeded Vert and in fess two maple leaves Or;


AMOR PER MINISTERIUM. This Latin phrase means "Love through service".


In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.


Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on December 5, 1992, in Volume 126, page 3668 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of Barry Archibald Jones, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Judith Bainbridge

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