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Herald Chancellor

The Herald Chancellor of Canada (Chancelier d'armes in French) is an officer at the Canadian Heraldic Authority. The office is always filled by the Secretary to the Governor General. The Herald Chancellor is responsible for the administration of the entire vice-regal office. In some ways, the office is analogous to the Earl Marshal in England, as it is the Herald Chancellor that issues the warrants permitting the Chief Herald of Canada to make grants of arms. The Herald Chancellor also signs each completed grant document along with the Chief Herald. The position of Deputy Herald Chancellor (Vice-chancelier d'armes in French) is held by the Deputy Secretary to the Governor General, who is also the head of the Chancellery of Honours, responsible for the administration of the Canadian honours system. When the Herald Chancellor is unavailable, the Deputy Herald Chancellor will issue the proper warrants for the Chief Herald of Canada to grant arms.

The Herald Chancellor of Canada has arms of office. The red shield features a gold maple tree with its roots visible. The maple tree represents the predominant species on the grounds of Rideau Hall, where the Canadian Heraldic Authority is headquartered. The batons of office are red and gold and are decorated with shields of the arms of the CHA. The arms are impaled with the personal arms of the Herald Chancellor. The Deputy Herald Chancellor uses similar arms. These are red with a white tree and an added white bordure. These are, likewise, impaled with the personal arms of the office-holder.

Herald Chancellors

  • 1988-1990 Léopold Henri Amyot, CVO
  • 1990-2000 Judith A. LaRocque, CVO
  • 2000-2006 Barbara Uteck, CVO
  • 2006-2011 Sheila-Marie Cook, CVO
  • 2011-Present Stephen Wallace

Deputy Herald Chancellors

  • 1988-1992 LtGen François Richard, CMM
  • 1993-2004 LtGen James C. Gervais, CMM
  • 2005-Present Emmanuelle Sajous

External links

  • Canadian Heraldic Authority


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