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S.M. 1993, c. 43

The Coat of Arms, Emblems and the Manitoba Tartan Amendment Act

(Assented to July 27, 1993)

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

C.C.S.M c. C150 amended


The Coat of Arms, Emblems and the Manitoba Tartan Act is amended by this Act.


Section 1 is amended

(a) by renumbering it as subsection 1(2), and by striking out ""the Coat of Arms"" and substituting ""the original Coat of Arms"";

(b) by adding the following as subsection 1(1):



In this Act, "minister" means the member of the Executive Council charged by the Lieutenant Governor in Council with the administration of this Act.

(c) by adding the following after subsection 1(2):

Augmentation of Armorial Ensigns confirmed


The Armorial Ensigns referred to in subsection (2) are augmented by the Vice-Regal Warrant of His Excellency the Right Honourable Ramon John Hnatyshyn, Governor General of Canada, dated October 23, 1992 (this augmentation sometimes popularly called "the augmented Coat of Arms") as described in the Vice-Regal Warrant, a certified copy of which is deposited in the Legislative Library and a pictorial representation of which, printed in black and white, is set out in Schedule A.1.


Subsection 2(1) is amended by adding "in whole or in part," after "province".


Subsection 2(2) of the English version is amended

(a) by adding "or her" after "him"; and

(b) by adding "or she" after "he".


Subsection 4(1) is amended by striking out "of Culture, Heritage and Historical Resources".


Schedule A is repealed and Schedule A to this Act is substituted.


Schedule A.1 to this Act is added after Schedule A.

Coming into force


This Act is retroactive and is deemed to have come into force on October 23, 1992.

Schedule A [subsection 1(2)]

Armorial Ensigns ("the original Coat of Arms")

"Vert on a Rock a Buffalo statant proper, on a Chief Argent the cross of St. George."

Schedule A.1 [subsection 1(3)]

Armorial Ensigns ("the augmented Coat of Arms")

"FOR THE ARMS:  Vert on a Rock a Buffalo statant proper, on a Chief Argent the cross of St. George; FOR THE CREST:  Upon a helm in trian aspect Or mantled Gules doubled Argent and wreathed of these colours a beaver sejeant upholding with its back a representation of the Royal Crown proper its dexter forepaw raised

holding a prairie crocus (Anemone patens) slipped also proper; AND FOR THE SUPPORTERS:  Dexter a unicorn Argent armed crined and unguled Or gorged with a mural coronet Vert masoned and encircled with maple leaves Argent pendant therefrom the wheel of a Red River cart Vert sinister a horse Argent crined queued and unguled Or gorged with a collar of Prairie Indian beadwork proper pendant therefrom a cycle of life medallion Vert; AND FOR THE COMPARTMENT:  A mound bearing seven prairie crocuses slipped proper between to the dexter a wheat field Or and to the sinister a forest of white spruce (Picea glauca) proper the whole rising above barry wavy Argent and Azure;  AND FOR THE MOTTO:  GLORIOSUS ET LIBER."