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

Armstrong, British Columbia
Grant of Arms and Flag
March 31, 1998
Vol. III, p. 236

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Blazon

Arms

Or on a fess bretessed Vert two bars Or between in chief a pomeis charged with a sun in splendour Or and in base a pomeis charged with a cornucopia issuant from its mouth cheeses and celery stalks Or;

Crest

Issuant from a coronet Or charged with a frieze of maple leaves Vert alternating with dogwood flowers Argent seeded Or the upper rim set with lacrosse sticks in saltire Vert a ring necked pheasant Or gorged Vert;

Motto

PRIDE · SPIRIT · VISION;

Flag

A banner of the Arms its pomeis realigned in bend all within a bordure Vert;


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 Graham Anderson, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Debra MacGarvie

Calligrapher
Nancy Ellis


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government