Mordechai (Morty) Minc

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Hampstead, Quebec
Grant of Arms, with differences to Samantha Danielle Minc
January 15, 2021
Vol. VII, p. 330

Arms of Mordechai (Morty) Minc
Arms of Mordechai (Morty) Minc
Differenced Arms for Samantha Danielle Minc, child of Mordechai (Morty) Minc
 
Arms of Mordechai (Morty) Minc

Arms of Mordechai (Morty) Minc

Blazon

Gules a lion’s face Or on a chief Argent a Magen David between two balances Azure;

Symbolism

Red and white are the colours of Canada. The lion’s face alludes to strength, specifically the resolve of Mr. Minc and his family to escape from Poland during World War II. The scales of justice represent Mr. Minc’s role as a municipal judge. The Star of David alludes to his Jewish faith.

Crest

Blazon

An arm embowed holding a sword rebated proper and issuant from an open book lying flat Argent bound Gules;

Symbolism

The open book symbolizes action arising from recorded law. The sword alludes to Curtana, the Sword of Mercy. Together, they symbolize that Mr. Minc, mindful of social justice, served as a judge in Montréal’s courts, dispensing mercy within the law.

Motto

Blazon

LUX ET VERITAS;

Symbolism

This Latin phrase meaning “Light and truth” illustrates the goals of Mr. Minc's judicial actions in municipal court.

Differenced Arms for Samantha Danielle Minc, child of Mordechai (Morty) Minc

Differenced Arms for Samantha Danielle Minc, child of Mordechai (Morty) Minc

Blazon

The Arms of Mordechai (Morty) Minc debruised of a three-point label Or during her father’s lifetime; This individual will inherit the Arms of the Recipient following his death;

Symbolism

The symbolism of this emblem is found in other element(s) of this record.

 

Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 27, 2021 in Volume 7, page 330 of the Canada Gazette.

Letters Patent granting Heraldic Emblems to Mordechai (Morty) Minc

Additional Information

Creator(s)

Original concept of Darrel Kennedy, Assiniboine Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter

Katherine Golightly

Calligrapher

Yolande Lessard

Recipient Type

Individual