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

The contents of this Register are intended for research purposes only. The heraldic emblems found in the Register may not be reproduced in any form or in any media without the written consent of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and/or the recipient.

Derwyn Spencer Shea

Toronto, Ontario
Grant of Arms and Badge
September 7, 1994
Vol. II, p. 351

Click on each image to enlarge. The blazon and symbolism for each element will accompany the enlarged image.


Blazon

Arms

Per bend grady Or and Sable two maple leaves each charged with the paw print of a wolf all counterchanged;

Crest

A demi Arctic Wolf proper the sinister forepaw resting on the wreath the dexter forepaw holding a staff Or flying therefrom a streamer Sable in the hoist a maple leaf Or charged with the paw print of a wolf Sable;

Motto

SI IBO IBUNT OMNES. This Latin phrase means "If I go all will go".

Badge

A maple leaf Or charged with the paw print of a wolf Sable;


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 April 22, 1995, in Volume 139, page 1190 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Robert Black, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Linda Nicholson

Calligrapher
Suzzann Wright


Recipient Information

Individual