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

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Proof and Experimental Test Establishment

Nicolet, Quebec
Approval of a Badge
September 1, 1994
Vol. II, p. 423

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Azure a cannon ball Sable within a fixed calliper Argent issuant palewise from the hub of a cog-wheel in perspective Or the whole within a bordure simulating a rifle bore proper;


QUALITAS EX EXPERIENTIA. This Latin phrase means "Quality from experience".


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 January 5, 2013, in Volume 147, page 4 of the Canada Gazette.

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