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Canadian Provincial Mottoes

Official Mottoes of the Provinces of Canada

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The provinces of Canada have each adopted a motto which is inscribed on the provincial coat of arms or crest. The territory of Nunavut is the only one of the three territories of Canada with a motto.

  Province / Territory        Motto
  Alberta
       Fortis et Liber
"Strong and free"
  BC
       Splendor Sine Occasu
"Splendour without diminishment"
  Manitoba
       Gloriosus et Liber
"Glorious and free"
  New Brunswick
       Spem Reduxit
"Hope was restored"
  Newfoundland
       Quaerite Prime Regnum Dei
"Seek ye first the Kingdom of God"
  NWT
       None
  Nova Scotia
       Munit Haec et Altera Vincit
"One defends and the other conquers"
  Nunavut
       Nunavut Sanginivut (in Inuktitut)
"Nunavut, our strength"
  Ontario
       Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet
"Loyal she began, loyal she remains"
  PEI
       Parva Sub Ingenti
"The small under the protection of the great"
  Quebec
       Je me souviens
"I remember"
  Saskatchewan
       Multibus E Gentibus Vires
"From many peoples strength"
  Yukon        None
  
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