tokyorumours said: hi, great work, I am just curious, when will you add some new posts?
I will eventually. I’ve just been too busy with school.
Coat of Arms of La Fédération des francophones de Terre-Neuve et du Labrador
Arms granted in 2004.
Arms: Per bend sinister Azure and Gules, a pile reversed issuant from the dexter flank and truncated in chief Argent, overall in sinister chief two billowing sails in pale Or, the first charged with a black spruce twig Sable, the second charged with a pitcher plant flower Sable voided Or.
Crest: An hourglass proper, its case Azure.
Supporters: Two salamanders Azure speckled Or, enflamed and set on a rocky mound proper.
Motto: Un pas après l’autre (“One step after the other”).
Coat of Arms of Morris Joseph Wok
Arms granted in 2002.
Arms: Gules a lion passant guardant winged holding in its dexter paw a Menorah Or.
Crest: Issuant from a circlet of orchid flowers alternating with magnolia flowers Argent, a Torah crown Or with a Magen David in the centre and a jewel in the base Azure.
Motto: Wisdom, unity, strength. The Hebrew on the band (קדש ליהוה) means “Sanctified to G-d.”
Coat of Arms of the Statistical Society of Canada
Arms granted in 1990.
Arms: A Latin square chequy of nine Gules and Argent per bend reversed counterchanged each chequer Argent charged with a maple leaf Gules.
Crest: A snowy owl (Nyctea Scandiaca) proper holding in its dexter talon a flash of lightning Gules.
Motto: Scientia, Sapientia, Consilium (“Knowledge, wisdom, advice”).
Sorry for the long absences. Grad school takes up a lot of my time.
Coat of Arms of Gordon Muir Campbell, 34th Premier of British Columbia (2001-2011)
Arms Granted in 2007. Prior to his premiership of British Columbia, Gordon Campbell was Mayor of Vancouver from 1986 to 1993. He was a controversial Premier, particularly infamous for his mugshots after being caught driving while under the influence of alcohol in Hawaii in 2003. At the time of his resignation in 2011, his popularity had descended to 9% (particularly because of his perceived dishonesty during the HST controversy). He was an avid proponent of the Olympics (which were held in Vancouver, BC in 2010) and is now the Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
Arms: Gyronny of eight Or and Gules a fess wavy Argent charged with a bar gemel wavy Azure.
Crest: Issuant from a coronet of maple leaves Or and dogwood flowers Argent, a demi-cougar winged Gules holding in its dexter paw a scroll Argent.
Supporters: Two Kermode bears proper each holding a branch of Douglas fir Vert fructed Or and standing on a grassy mound Vert set with dogwood flowers Argent.
Motto: A bold spirit works magic.
Coat of Arms of the Honourable Jean-Louis Roux, 26th Lieutenant-Governor of Québec (August - November 1996)
Arms granted in 2002. Jean-Louis Roux was a playwright and senator prior to his viceregal appointment in 2006. At age 73, he was the oldest person ever appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Québec. Roux resigned from office only three months after his appointment when pictures emerged of him wearing a swastika in protest of the proposal of conscription in 1944. He returned to public life in 1997 when he was appointed chair of the Canada Council.
Arms: Gules in chief the masks of comedy and tragedy, in base a neutral mask Argent.
Crest: A secretary bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) proper holding in its dexter claw an open book Argent bound Gules, standing on a rock set with grass proper.
Supporters: Two grey wolves howling on a grassy compartment set with snow-capped mountains and pine trees proper.
Motto: Aider autrui (“to help others”).
Coat of Arms of the Royal Society of Canada
Society formed in 1882. The Royal Society of Canada is the senior national, bilingual body of distinguished Canadian scholars, humanists, scientists and artists. The primary objective of the RSC is to promote learning and research in the arts, the humanities and the sciences.
[The blazon and translation below are mine and may not be the official one.]
Arms: Argent an open book proper on a canton Gules a coronet érablé Or.
Crest: On a helm with a wreath Argent and Gules a dexter hand holding a maple leaf proper within a laurel wreath vert fructed Gules.
Motto: Studiis eodem diversis nitimur (“We strive towards the same thing, although having different pursuits”).
Coat of Arms of Paul Hulbert Lindahl Silver
Arms granted in 2003.
Arms: Argent two flaunches Azure.
Crest: A rabbit sejant holding in its dexter paw a rod of Aesculapius Argent ensigned by three billets conjoined palewise and in saltire Azure, its sinister paw resting on an annulus enfiled by another annulus Azure.
Motto: Be just and fear naught.
Coat of Arms of Sidney, British Columbia
Arms granted in 1996.
Arms: Or on a base barry wavy of six Azure and Argent a representation of the 19th century British survey vessel HMS Plumper, hull Argent, masts and rigging Sable flying at the stern a White Ensign proper on a chief Azure, dexter to sinister a pheon, two hands clasped fessways couped at the wrist and a Salish stone arrowhead all Or.
Crest: A beacon Sable enflamed Or rising from a grassy mound Vert above a row of rocks proper the whole between barry wavy of five Azure and Argent.
Supporters: Two bufflehead ducks proper on waves of the sea Azure crested Argent set on either side of a rocky outcrop bearing sprigs of arbutus leaved and fructed proper.
Motto: Pharus exclaret nos (“May a beacon enlighten us”).