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British Columbia Pharmacy Association

Vancouver, British Columbia
Grant of Arms and Supporters
November 23, 1994
Vol. II, p. 367

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Argent a pestle in a mortar on a chief dancetty Vert dexter the pharmaceutical ounce symbol sinister the minim symbol Or;


A pharmaceutical balance with the scales equally poised Or the column surmounted by a dogwood flower Argent barbed Vert and seeded Or;


On a grassy mount Vert dexter a Bighorn Sheep ram (Ovis canadensis) sinister a Wapiti stag (Cervus canadensis) Or both gorged with a collar Vert pendant therefrom a pomme charged dexter with the minim symbol sinister with the ounce symbol Or;


LABORANS SALUTATI. This Latin phrase means "Working for health".


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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 Graham Anderson, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Alastair Priestly

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