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Corporation of the Township of Minto

Minto, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
September 29, 1994
Vol. II, p. 354

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Blazon

Arms

Vair a saltire bretessed Sable voided Argent between two garbs in pale Or each enfiling by a mural coronet Gules masoned Argent;

Crest

A stag trippant Or unguled Azure;

Supporters

On a grassy promontory proper set on either side with an open kettle Or filled Azure the whole rising above barry wavy Azure and Argent per pale counterchanged dexter an Indian sheep sinister a fawn Argent each gorged with a mural coronet Gules masoned Argent pendant therefrom a hurt charged with a lion passant gardant Or;

Motto

RESOLUTELY TO THE GOAL;

Flag

Argent a canton of the Arms and in the fly the Badge;

Badge

On a hurt a stag's head erased attired of twelve tines within an orle of fleurs-de-lis all Or;


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 129, page 1190 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

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

Painter
Linda Nicholson

Calligrapher
Nancy Ellis


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government