The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
Heraldry Today

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St. Augustine's Seminary

Scarborough, Ontario
Grant of Arms
April 20, 1996
Vol. III, p. 132

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Gules a chalice Or on a chief Azure nowy inwards rays wavy Or issuant from the nowy segment;


Issuant from a coronet érablé Or an open book Argent bound Vert;


SOLIS INSTAR SOLA REGNET CARITAS. This Latin phrase means "May love, like the sun, reign alone".


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Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 22, 1997, in Volume 131, page 3589 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

David Farrar

Suzzann Wright

Recipient Information

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