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Term Source Meaning Illustration
Eagle (Anishinaabe Style) Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON, Vol V, P 509 The Eagle is a sacred creature of the First Nations.
Eagle, Bald Town of Lake Cowichan, BC, Vol V, P 327 The Bald Eagle is a noble bird found in all parts of North America.
Eagle, Katzie City of Pitt Meadows, BC, Vol V, P 305 This eagle is shown as it would be depicted by the Katzie First Nation of the West Coast.
Eagle (Salish Style) Cowichan Herald Extraordinary. (Badge) Vol IV, P 116 The Eagle, Yuwala (shown here on the sinister side of the badge) is an important creature in Salish or Cowichan culture.
Eagle, Tlingit Style 19 Air Maintenance Squadron, BC, (Badge) Vol III, P 416 The Eagle is a revered bird of the First Nations of the Yukon area. It is here displayed in the Tlingit style.
Eastern Dogwood Flower Norfolk County, Ontario. Vol IV, P 355 The Eastern Dogwood Flower (shown here in base) is a feature of the Carolinian forest, which extends into Southern Ontario. It appeared in the arms granted to the former Town of Simcoe.
Edged College of the Rockies "… a chief dancetty Bleu celeste edged Argent" This is a variant of the more traditional term fimbriated.
Érablé Thomas G. Hargreaves A Canadian line of partition made up of alternating maple leaf shapes.
Elk City of Dawson Creek, BC, Vol V, P 358 The supporters are elk, native to North America. The sashes worn by the animals, incidentally, are examples of the Métis sash.
Elora Peony Village of Elora, Ontario. (Badge) Vol III, P 76 The Elora Peony was developed by a nurseryman from Elora and named by him for the village.
Emperor Penguin Down Syndrome Society of Quebec, Vol VI, P 328 The Emperor Penguin is the largest of the penguin family, living in Antarctica. They are used in these arms because of their devotion to their chicks.
English Setter Clements, G.R., Vol III, P 130 The English Setter is a medium-sized gun-dog, used for hunting quail, pheasant and grouse. It is a gentle but at times mischievous dog.
Ermine (Natural) Rideau Club. Vol Iv. P 41 The Ermine, shown here as the sinister supporter, is the animal from which the heraldic ermine fur is derived.
Eucalyptus Tree Dickinson-Starkey, P.J., Vol IV, P 522 The Eucalyptus Tree is native to Australia and refers to the grantee’s homeland and his interest in genealogy.