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

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Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Grant of a Badge
October 28, 1994
Vol. II, p. 356

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The Shield of Arms of the City of Winnipeg within an annulus Azure fimbriated and inscribed COMMUNITY · COMMITMENT in letters Or all within a wreath of maple leaves also Or issuant from a crocus flower proper the whole resting upon a scroll Azure fimbriated and inscribed WINNIPEG POLICE SERVICE in letters Or and ensigned with a representation of the Royal Crown proper;




In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.


Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 24, 2001, in Volume 135, page 936 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Debra Parker

Judith Bainbridge

Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Service