Acadia University

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Country: Canada
Campus/location : Wolfville

Arms (crest) of Acadia University

Official blazon

Arms: Per pale Azure and Argent two Nova Scotia woodsman’s axes in saltire between in chief and in base a cushion charged with a wolf’s head and in the flanks an open book all counterchanged


The arms were initially granted on August 20, 1973 (UK grant) and again on August 15, 2006 (Canadian grant).

We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. If you have any information on these arms University mail us !

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