Canadian Heraldry

Coats of arms from the Dominion of Canada, reflecting medieval European tradition and Canada's multicultural present.

Coat of Arms of the Honourable Garde Basil Gardom (17 July 1924 - 18 June 2013), 26th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (1995-2001)Arms granted in 2007. Gardom received the Order of British Columbia in 2002.
Arms: Or an open book Argent bound Azure charged with a representation of the Mace of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in bend Or between a chief dancetty of five and in base three barrulets wavy Azure.
Crest: Issuant from a coronet erablé Gules the rim encircled with a frieze of fleurs-de-lys Or an arm in armour embowed grasping a sword all Or. 
Supporters: On a grassy mound Vert set dexter and sinister with dogwood flowers Argent seeded Or and in base with Icelandic poppies proper dexter a stag Or unguled and attired and gorged with a collar Azure pendant therefrom a hurt charged with an ansul Or sinister a mare Or unguled and maned Azure gorged with a like collar charged with a stag’s head affronty Or. 
Motto: above - Gardez (“Guard”)below - Lucemus non urimus (“We shine, we do not burn”)
(Source: Public Register of Arms)

Coat of Arms of the Honourable Garde Basil Gardom (17 July 1924 - 18 June 2013), 26th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (1995-2001)
Arms granted in 2007. Gardom received the Order of British Columbia in 2002.

Arms: Or an open book Argent bound Azure charged with a representation of the Mace of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in bend Or between a chief dancetty of five and in base three barrulets wavy Azure.

Crest: Issuant from a coronet erablé Gules the rim encircled with a frieze of fleurs-de-lys Or an arm in armour embowed grasping a sword all Or. 

Supporters: On a grassy mound Vert set dexter and sinister with dogwood flowers Argent seeded Or and in base with Icelandic poppies proper dexter a stag Or unguled and attired and gorged with a collar Azure pendant therefrom a hurt charged with an ansul Or sinister a mare Or unguled and maned Azure gorged with a like collar charged with a stag’s head affronty Or. 

Motto:
above - Gardez (“Guard”)
below - Lucemus non urimus (“We shine, we do not burn”)

(Source: Public Register of Arms)

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