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

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Anglican Bishop Ordinary to the Canadian Forces

Ottawa, Ontario
Grant of Arms
May 18, 1999
Vol. III, p. 161

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Purpure a Maltese cross Argent surmounted of the Badge of the Anglican Church of Canada (a plate surmounted of a cross Gules anglée of four maple leaves Vert);


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 July 22, 2000, in Volume 134, page 2264 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of Peter Hannen and Charles Maier, Athabaska Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Debra MacGarvie

Suzzann Wright

Recipient Information

Civil Institution
National, Regional, Diocesan, Administrative