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

The contents of this Register are intended for research purposes only. The heraldic emblems found in the Register may not be reproduced in any form or in any media without the written consent of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and/or the recipient.

Raymond Joseph Addington

Aldergrove, British Columbia
Grant of Arms, Flag and Badge
March 9, 1998
Vol. III, p. 226

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Blazon

Arms

Argent per Chevron Gules in base a cavalry sword blade upwards Or on a chief Gules an open book between dexter a rose and sinister a dogwood flower Argent;

Crest

On a mount Vert a deer statant Or gorged with a collar of silk Gules pendant therefrom a Maltese cross Argent;

Motto

ENVISION · ACHIEVE · SHARE · REJOICE;

Flag

A banner of the Arms;

Badge

On a hexagon Gules a deer statant Argent gorged with a collar of silk Or pendant therefrom a maple leaf Gules;


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 180 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Roger Lindsay, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Ilona Jurkiewicz

Calligrapher
Nancy Ellis


Recipient Information

Individual