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Encyclopedia > Coat of arms of Toronto

The Coat of Arms of Toronto, Ontario, Canada were designed by the Chief Herald of Canada, Mr. Robert Watt, for the city after its amalgamation in 1998.

They are blazoned: Or, a pale and a chief Azure. The Crest: on a wreath of the colours issuant from a mural coronet Or, masoned Sable charged with a human heart Gules between two Roses Argent, buttoned Or, slipped proper, on a grassy mount Vert, a Golden eagle stantant, wings elevated and expanded proper. The supporters are, on the dexter a beaver sejeant proper, collared with a torse Gules, therefrom on a hexagon Or an ash leaf Vert, on the sinister, a brown bear rampant proper, collared with a torse Gules, pendant therefrom a hexagon charged with a columbine Flower proper. Both Supporters are placed on a grassy mount from which at the base of the shield three wavy streams in pairle reversed Argent each surcharged with another Azure flow into a barry wavy ‘lakefront', below which is placed the Scroll with the Motto: Diversity Our Strength between two Maple Leaves Gules, veined Or at the extremities of the Scroll.

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Archdiocese of Toronto - Coat of Arms Backgrounder (897 words)
Until 1935 when a proper corporate arms was designed for the Archdiocese of Toronto, official documents for the most part used the coat of arms of an individual bishop on official church matters.
He envisioned the coat of arms to be a simple, distinctive design and confirm the popular belief that St. Michael is the protector of the Archdiocese.
The 1935 coat of arms of the Archdiocese that has been impaled with the coat of arms of the eighth Archbishop of Toronto, Cardinal James C. McGuigan.
Coat of arms of Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (250 words)
The Coat of Arms of Ontario, formally The Arms of Her Majesty in Right of Ontario, was begun when the shield was granted by Royal Warrant of Queen Victoria in 1868.
The shield of arms — which appears on Ontario's flag — consists of three golden maple leaves, representing Canada, on a green background.
Coat of Arms of Ontario, Government of Ontario
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