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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Diocese of Qu'Appelle

Regina, Saskatchewan
Registration of Arms
February 15, 2018
Vol. VII, p. 40

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Ermine a cross couped Gules on a chief Azure a demi-sun in splendor issuant Or;



The Canadian Heraldic Authority does not have confirmed symbolism for this emblem. The following comments are hypotheses only. The red cross on an ermine background possibly alludes to the arms of the Diocese of Rupert’s Land, the original Anglican diocese in western Canada.


Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 17, 2018, in Volume 152, page 900 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Not available

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

* Not applicable / Sans objet

Recipient Information

Civil Institution
National, Regional, Diocesan, Administrative

The recipient’s emblems were recorded at the College of Arms, London, England, 10 March 1947.