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

Ottawa, Ontario
Registration of a Flag of Office
March 15, 2005
Vol. IV, p. 459

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Blazon

Flag

Azure, the Crest of the Royal Arms of Canada (on a wreath Argent and Gules a lion passant guardant Or imperially crowned proper and holding in the dexter paw a maple leaf Gules);


Symbolism

Flag

Not applicable


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on June 11, 2005, in Volume 139, page 2034 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not applicable

Painter
Cathy Bursey-Sabourin

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
National (Officer)

The recipient’s emblems were approved by Her Majesty on the 23rd day of February 1981.