The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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The British American Land Company

London, United Kingdom
Registration of Arms and Supporters
August 15, 2012
Vol. VI, p. 171

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Blazon

Arms

Argent on a saltire Azure between in chief an oak tree eradicated, in fess two bee hives and in base a ship under sail all proper, a cornucopia Or, on a chief Ermine a lion passant guardant Or between a thistle proper and a harp Or;

Crest

A plough proper in front of a garb Or;

Supporters

Dexter a woodman holding an axe sinister a reaper holding a sickle proper;

Motto

NEU SEGNES JACEANT TERRAE.


Symbolism

Arms

Not available;

Crest

Not available;

Supporters

Not available;

Motto

This Latin phrase means “Do not let even poor and infertile grounds lie neglected”.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 23, 2013, in Volume 147, page 537 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available

Painter
Artist of the College of Arms, London / Artiste du Collège d’armes, Londres

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Profit Organization

The recipient's emblems were originally recorded in the records of the College of Arms, London, England, 5 April 1834.