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Nova Scotia coat of arms- The coat of arms of the province of Nova Scotia is the oldest provincial achievement of arms in Canada, and the oldest British coat of arms outside Great Britain. It was granted in 1625 by King Charles I for the first Scottish colony on the Canadian mainland. The arms were also borne by the Baronets of Nova Scotia, a chivalric oath.
The coat of arms of Ontario was granted by Royal Warrant of Queen Victoria on 26 May 1868. This arms of Canada was shared with the provinces of Quebec, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador and also used in the Canadian Red Ensign. The Dominion arms was simple and lacked supporters. The award of arms was augmented with supporters and a crest by Royal Warrant of King Edward VII on 27 February 1909. The province's arms are the only one without royal symbols, namely a crown.
B.C. Office of Protocol provides services and leadership in ceremonial, protocol and diplomatic activities for the B.C. Government. Protocol office advises on matters of precedence, provincial symbols, flag protocol, half-masting, and use B.C. in a name. Principal government contact for consular corps of B.C.