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Village of Elora

Elora, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
January 16, 1996
Vol. III, p. 76

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Per fess Gules and Azure three cedar trees and a pile issuant from the fess line all between two flaunches Or;


Issuant from the waves of the sea proper a three-masted British merchantman tempore 1830 Or sails set Argent pennons Gules;


On a representation of the Elora Gorge proper to either side a unicorn Azure armed, unguled and crined Or gorged with a ribbon Gules fimbriated Or pendant therefrom the Badge of the Village of Elora;


TEMPUS RERUM IMPERATOR. This Latin phrase means "Time is the ruler of all things".


Azure on a Canadian pale Argent the Arms of the Village of Elora;


A roundel per fess Gules and Azure fimbriated and charged with an Elora peony Or;


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 November 23, 1996, in Volume 130, page 3279 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of Robert Black, assisted by the Heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority

Linda Nicholson

Nancy Ellis

Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government