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CNW Group Royal Heraldry Society of Canada Honoured with Queen's Diamond Jubilee
Ottawa, May 8, 2012 /CNW/ - The Royal Heraldry Society of Canada has been honoured with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medals for the promotion, preservation and education of Canadian heraldry....
May 08, 2012

Museum of Civilization's Vachon Collection praised for its "outstanding significance and national importance"
GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Museum of Civilization has earned a prestigious certification for its Vachon Collection of heraldic objects. The Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board has designated the Museum's Vachon Collection....
June 10, 2011


CNW Group Chief Justice of Canada becomes Vice Patron of Heraldry Society
TORONTO, June 10, 2011 /CNW/ - In February of this year, the Right Honourable Beverly McLachlin PC, Chief Justice of Canada, accepted the invitation of the Royal Heraldry Society of Canada [RHSC] to become their Vice Patron....
June 10, 2011

The Rt. Hon. Beverly McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada as the Society's new Vice Patron
Earlier this year, the President, on behalf of the Society, sent a letter to the Chief Justice of Canada inviting her to consider the role as Vice Patron to our Society, In a letter received in late February, Madame McLachlin graciously accepted the invitation...
June 02, 2011

The Prime Minister and the Governor General unveil the Diamond Jubilee Medal and Insignia of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Mr. David M. Cvet, President of the Royal Heraldry Society of Canada was invited to join His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, accompanied by the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada for a special announcement and unveiling....
February 03, 2011


Minister Kenney announces citizenship judge appointments and reappointments
Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney today announced the appointment of Ann Dempsey Dillon and Robert Douglas Watt in Vancouver, and Gilles Duguay in Montreal, as citizenship judges for three-year full-time terms....
August 07, 2009


CNW Group New President for Royal Society
TORONTO, Nov. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - The Royal Heraldry Society of Canada (RHSC) elected David M. Cvet as their 23rd president last month. Mr Cvet, a retired information technologist in the Toronto area...
November 10, 2008

CNW Group An Ancient Art Recognised
TORONTO, July 11 /CNW Telbec/ - The RHSC is proud to announce that one of its members has been awarded the country's most prestigious honour, the Order of Canada. Gordon Macpherson of Burlington...
July 11, 2008

CNW Group Exhibition of Armorial Bookplates by Gordon Macpherson
TORONTO, April 23 /CNW Telbec/ - The Toronto Branch announces that Exhibition of Armorial Bookplates by Gordon Macpherson, Niagara Herald Extraordinary, being presented at the John M. Kelly Library, St. Michael's College, University of Toronto...
April 23, 2008

RHSC Members in the News

Mr. Jerzy Lucki - Krolewskie Towarzystwo Heraldyczne Kanady
George Lucki (Prairie Branch) was interviewed by Polish Studio TV on the subject of Canadia and Polish heraldry (interview was in Polish)...
Polish Studio TV, January 16, 2010 (  )

Sailor gets personalized coat of arms
A/SLt Christopher Mackie, a naval reservist at HMCS Malahat, has been honoured through the Governor General 's office with a coat of arms...
Lookout, Volume 54 Number 12, March 23, 2009 (  pdf version )

New president for heraldry society
The Royal Heraldry Society of Canada has elected David M. Cvet of Smith’s Cove and Toronto as its 23rd president...
The Digby Courier, November 13, 2008 (  pdf version )

Heraldry is not just a Hobby - Order of Canada for Burlington man
Gordon Macpherson, 81, of Burlington, has been awarded the Order of Canada for his heraldry work...
The Hamilton Spectator, July 14, 2008 (  pdf version )


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