The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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St. George's School

Vancouver, British Columbia
Registration of Arms
September 15, 2017
Vol. VI, p. 755

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Blazon

Arms

Argent a cross Gules, in the canton a maple leaf bendwise Vert all within a bordure Gules;

Crest

Upon a grassy mount proper, the mounted figure of St. George vested of a tabard of the Arms and slaying a dragon proper;

Motto

SINE TIMORE AUT FAVORE;


Symbolism

Arms

The red cross on a white background is the traditional symbol of St. George. The maple leaf identifies the school as a Canadian institution.

Crest

The image of St. George represented as a knight slaying a dragon dates back to the Middle Ages.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “Without fear or favour”.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 31, 2018, in Volume 152, page 897 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of the College of Arms, London.

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

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Educational

The recipient’s emblems were originally recorded at the College of Arms, London, England, 9 October 1984.