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

Kamloops, British Columbia
Registration of Arms
September 29, 1992
Vol. II, p. 191

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Ermine on a pairle wavy Azure three salmon in chief a bull's head caboshed proper a chief Argent a cross of St. George between four beavers couchant proper;


On a mural crown Argent masoned Sable a wheel Azure winged Argent;


SALUS ET OPES. This Latin phrase means "Health and wealth".


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Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on December 5, 1992, in Volume 126, page 3669 of the Canada Gazette.

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Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government

The recipient's emblems were originally recorded in the records of the College of Arms, London, England, 20 February 1981.