Heraldic Study Day 2015
The 1st Annual Toronto Branch Heraldic
Studies Day took place at Trinity College University in
Toronto on 11 April 2015.
The day included a number of
presentations on various Heraldic topics from some very
knowledgeable branch members.
Mr. Vicken Koundakjian - "Heraldry in Canada's Honours &
Mrs. Ilona Jurkiewiz, FRHSC - "Napoleonic
Heraldic Grants to Polish Officers"
Mr. Brendon Bedford - "Flags of Canada's Royal Family"
Dr. John F. Kennedy, PhD, FRSAI, FRHSC,
AIH gave a "Reflection on
the Heraldry of early Lieutenant Governors of Upper Canada
1791 - 1841" His notes can be downloaded here.
Following the completion of the Study
Day, the Toronto Branch Annual General Meeting 2015 was
conducted in accordance to the Branch By-laws.
The festivities concluded with a
wonderful dinner at Trinity College, and an interactive
lecture from Mr. Brian Gable, who is a editorial cartoonist
with the Globe and Mail.