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The Corporation of the Municipality of Central Elgin
St. Thomas, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Supporters and Flag
March 1, 1999
Vol. III, p. 303
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Azure between four pallets two and two wavy issuant from two bars wavy Argent in base a fish leaping between two ears of corn in pale Or;
Issuant from a mural coronet Argent set with a frieze of maple leaves Vert a mast Azure flying therefrom a sail Or charged with a saltire cross couped Gules;
On a grassy island Vert set on barry wavy Azure and Argent dexter a demi deer Azure attired and unguled Or gorged with a collar of trillium flowers Argent queued of a fish tail also Argent sinister a demi horse Azure maned and unguled Or gorged and queued in a same manner;
YOUNG AND STRONG · BRAVE AND PROUD;
Azure a pale Argent in the canton an escutcheon of the Arms fimbriated Argent;
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 2263 of the Canada Gazette.
Original concept of Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.
Regional, Municipal etc Government