To preserve and enhance our unique environment
and lifestyle on behalf of the people of Vernon through the provision
of dynamic and accountable leadership and effective municipal services.
Vernon was incorporated in December 1892 and the Crest was adopted
at that time and later incorporated into a Chain of Office.
"V" of the shield represents the name of our City.
The elk represents the wildlife of the
area (elk, which were plentiful at the time Vernon was incorporated,
are not too prevalent now).
The sheaves represent the importance
The horn of plenty represents the fruit
The lower part comprising the wavy blue lines on the white background depicts the many lakes in the area and
the sunburst is indicative of the splendid climate enjoyed
in the sunny Okanagan Valley.