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Town of Balgonie

Balgonie, Saskatchewan
Grant of Arms, Supporters and Flag
June 4, 1993
Vol. II, p. 248

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Blazon

Arms

Quarterly first Vert a garb Or second Argent a prairie lily proper third Argent a cross moline Gules quarter-pierced fourth Vert on a chevron Argent three roses Gules seeded Or between three swords in pale Argent hilts in base Or all within a bordure quarterly counterchanged;

Crest

Issuant from a mural crown Or masoned Vert bearing a freize of thistles Purpure and prairie lilies proper a demi lion Gules holding a scythe Or;

Supporters

On a field of grain Or dexter a mare Argent semé of prairie lily flowers proper sinister a stallion Argent semé of crosses moline Gules quarter-pierced;

Motto

PEOPLE · PROGRESS · PROSPERITY;

Flag

Quarterly Vert and Argent at the centre the shield of the Arms of the Town of Balgonie;


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 November 6, 1993, in Volume 127, page 3406 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
Linda Nicholson

Calligrapher
John Whitehead


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government