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Province : Quebec

Arms (crest) of Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Official blazon

Arms : Per chevron Azure and Or, in chief two roses Or seeded Azure and in base a lion rampant Azure armed and langued Gules.
Crest: Issuant from a coronet flory Or, a demi-beaver holding a branch of hackberry proper.
Supporters: Dexter a horse, sinister a deer proper, each gorged with a collar Or pendent therefrom a bezant charged with a branch of hackberry proper and standing on a mount tapissé of wheat Or issuant from a bar wavy Azure.


The arms were officially granted on February 15, 2013.

The lion is taken from the arms of Philippe de Rigaud, the first seigneur of Vaudreuil, while the roses appeared on the arms of Pierre-Jacques de Joybert, the first seigneur of Soulanges. The lower part of the shield represents the triangular shape of the territory of Vaudreuil-Soulanges, the gateway to Montreal from the west. The shape also refers to Mont-Rigaud, the only mountain in the territory. Blue represents the Ottawa and St. Lawrence rivers that border Vaudreuil-Soulanges’ territory to the south and north. It also symbolizes the Canal de Soulanges, which was used to navigate the St. Lawrence between 1899 and 1959.

The beaver refers to the fact that Vaudreuil-Soulanges’ territory was largely developed during the golden age of the fur trade, in the 18th century. The flory crown symbolizes its seigneurial past. The hackberry is Vaudreuil-Soulanges’ official floral emblem.

The horse symbolizes the many equestrian farms in Vaudreuil-Soulanges, as well as polo, a popular sport within the municipality. The deer is native to the region. The wheat compartment represents the farmlands of the region, while the blue band symbolizes the Ottawa and St. Lawrence rivers bordering the municipality’s territory to the south and north.

The motto means “To plan, to consult, to act”.

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