Coat of arms of Calgary

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Coat of arms of Calgary
COA of Calgary.svg
Armiger Calgary, Alberta
Adopted 1902
Crest A setting sun or rayed sable behind a mural crown or masoned sable
Escutcheon Argent on St George's Cross a Maple Leaf vert and or charged with a bull buffalo proper in chief a sun rayed or and tenne setting behind mountains azure and argent
Supporters In dexter a horse argent in sinister a steer proper
Compartment Dexter to sinister: a maple leaf gules and or a leek proper two shamrocks gules a rose gules two shamrocks gules a thistle proper a maple leaf gules and or
Motto Onward
Other elements The Union Jack and Canadian Red Ensign in saltire below the motto

The coat of arms of Calgary, Alberta, was adopted in 1902. The arms existed only in black and white until 1984, when an alderman asked the City to develop it in full colour.


The Union Flag and the Canadian Red Ensign are crossed under the scroll.

The landscape in the chief and the cross in the shield body are a reversal of the coat of arms of Alberta.


  • The City of Calgary. The City of Calgary Municipal Handbook. Calgary: The City of Calgary, 2008.

See also[edit]