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Trivia – Researched by E3161 Victoria Edwards (RMC 2003)

1. The Royal Heraldry Society of Canada lists Canadian education institutions which have been granted arms by the Canadian Heraldic Authority and the King of Arms at the College of Arms in London. Royal Roads was granted arms by the Canadian Heraldic Authority on August 28th of which year?

a) 1959 b) 1969 c) 1979 d) 1989 e) 1999 f) 2009

2. Collège Militaire Royal de Saint-Jean was granted arms by the Canadian Heraldic Authority on November 17 of which year?

a) 1953 b) 1963 c)1973 d)1983 e) 1993 f) 2003

3. What is the enabling statute of the Transfer of Royal Military College Academic Hoods Order C.R.C., c. 736, which is an order authorizing the Minister of National Defence to transfer academic hoods to recipients of honorary degrees conferred by the Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario. The regulation is current to December 31st, 2010.

a) Canadian Forces Act

b) Financial Administration Act

c) National Defence Act

d) The Royal Military College of Canada Degrees Act

4. “The Royal Military College of Canada Degrees Act,” passed by the 25th Ontario Legislature and given Royal Assent on March 26, —-, empowers the College to confer degrees in Arts, Science, and Engineering.

a) 1949 b) 1959 c) 1969 d) 1979

Answers

1. d) Royal Roads was granted arms by the Canadian Heraldic Authority on March 24, 1989 (Vol I, page 47). Royal Roads ceased to exist as a military university in August 2000. Its functions were assumed by the Royal Military College. Its facilities were taken over by a new body, Royal Roads University. Royal Roads University University was granted arms by the Canadian Heraldic Authority on March 24, 1998 (Vol III, 213). http://www.heraldry.ca/main.php

2. e) Collège Militaire Royal de Saint-Jean was granted arms by the Canadian Heraldic Authority on November 17, 1993 (Vol II, page 293). Collège Militaire Royal de Saint-Jean ceased to exist in August 1995. Its responsibilities were transferred to the Royal Military College in Kingston. http://www.heraldry.ca/main.php The arms and flag of Royal Military College Saint-Jean were confirmed on May 15, 2008 (Vol V, p. 280). http://archive.gg.ca/heraldry/pub-reg/project.asp?lang=e&ProjectID=1288

Answer 3. b) The Financial Administration Act is the enabling statute of the Transfer of Royal Military College Academic Hoods Order C.R.C., c. 736.

http://laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/C.R.C.-C.736/page-1.html#anchorbo-ga:s_2

4. a) “The Royal Military College of Canada Degrees Act,” passed by the 25th Ontario Legislature and given Royal Assent on March 26, 1959.

www.cicic.ca/docs/postsec/RMCC_degrees_act_1959.pdf