Coat of arms of Calgary
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|Coat of arms of Calgary|
|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|
|Other elements||The Union Jack and Canadian Red Ensign in saltire below the motto|
- Crest: A mural crown signifying loyalty, with a setting sun.
- Compartment: The mount consists of two red maple leaves (symbolizing Canada), a thistle (for Scotland), leek (for Wales), shamrocks (for Ireland) and a rose (for England).
- Supporters: A horse and a steer, representing the early Calgarian economy.
- Scroll: The city motto, "Onward" between the years of incorporation as a town (1884) and as a city (1894).
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.
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