Coat of Arms

The City of Bathurst Coat of arms outline the historical nature of its population and traditional workforce sectors that had evolved since the arrival of early settlers, namely Jacques Cartier in 1534, through to the 21st century.


  • The top panel recognizes the bilingual character of the city and the fact that the city is located in the Province of New Brunswick;
  • The centered maple leaf denotes the city’s Canadian nationality;
  • The four triangular panels represent the historical labor sector references in and around the city:
  • Upper – mining;
  • Left - lumber;
  • Right – agriculture and farming;
  • Lower - fishing;
  • The wave lines and yellow color pattern in the lower triangular panel refer to the fact the city is located in a coastal area;
  • Banner representing Bathurst’s incorporation as a city in 1966.