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

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Royal Roads University

Victoria, British Columbia
Grant of Arms and Supporters
March 24, 1998
Vol. III, p. 213

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Blazon

Arms

Azure a demi sun in splendour Argent issuant from an embattled wall Azure masoned Argent thereon a book expanded also Argent edged Gules;

Supporters

Upon a grassy mound rising above barry wavy Argent and Azure dexter a cougar Argent armed and langued Gules holding in the interior paw a representation of the Royal Crown proper and sinister a Chinese dragon Argent armed and langued Gules holding in the interior talons an anchor Or;

Crest

Rising out of a mural crown Azure masoned Argent three maple leaves conjoined on one stem Gules;

Motto

HUĆIST TŦE S,HELI ŁTE;

Motto

LIVING OUR LEARNING;


Symbolism

In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on January 30, 1999, in Volume 133, page 181 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Charles Maier, Athabaska Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Debra MacGarvie

Calligrapher
Judith Bainbridge


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
University