JOHNSTON, The Rt. Hon. David, CC, CMM, COM, CD   

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JOHNSTON, The Rt. Hon. David, CC, CMM, COM, CD
Arms: Sargent fretty Sable, on a chief Gules the Royal Crown between two open books Or.
Crest: A candle Argent enflamed and within a stand Or flanked by four closed books their spines palewise, two Gules and two Or, all set on a closed book bound Or its edge fesswise Argent.
Supporters: Two unicorns Gules, armed, maned, tufted, unguled, each charged on the shoulder with an astrolabe, and standing on a grassy mount Or set with two feet Gules winged Sable and in base a bar wavy Sable inscribed with zeros and ones Or.
Motto: CONTEMPLARE MELIORA ( To envisage a better world )
Source: Canadian Heraldic Authority, Ottawa, September 24, 2010
Note: The Rt. Hon. David Johnston is the 9th Governor General Patron of the Society.

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Order of Canada, Companion
Appointment: October 23, 1997
Investiture: May 7, 1998

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