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John Gerald Patrick Langton

Kingston, Ontario
Grant of Arms
December 9, 1994
Vol. II, p. 358

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Argent between two trefoils in chief Vert and a maple leaf in base three chevonels Gules;


A heart Gules charged with three plates and winged Argent;


CUIMHNICH BHUR TÙS. This Gaelic phrase means "Remember your origins".


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 April 22, 1995, in Volume 129, page 1190 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of John Gerald Patrick Langton, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Sylvie Gautron

Judith Bainbridge

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