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Corporation of the Township of Wilmot

Wilmot, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
September 2, 1994
Vol. II, p. 349

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Blazon

Arms

Or two piles and one pile reversed Gules each charged with an ear of wheat of nine grains Or;

Crest

A mural coronet of five merlons Azure masoned Argent charged with a water wheel between two garbs Or;

Supporters

On two grassy hills intersected by a wavy pale Azure fimbriated Argent two lions Or each gorged with a coronet erablé Gules and holding in the interior forepaw a lightning flash Argent;

Motto

BUILDING A SURE FOUNDATION;

Flag

Azure on a Canadian pale Argent an escutcheon of the Arms;

Badge

A triple towered castle Or issuant from a coronet erablé and charged with a water wheel Gules;


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 December 3, 1994, in Volume 128, page 4584 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
Joan Bouwmeester

Calligrapher
Joan Bouwmeester


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government