Color Symbolism: Red, White and Blue Shield represent the Philippine Flag which symbolizes the spirit of nationalism.
"liberty, justice and democracy": emphasize the kind of government under which the people would like to live; the radiated ideal of the "glowing flame".
Republic Act 9018: the law that converts the municipality of Candon into a component city to be known as the City of Candon.
Crossed Rifle and Saber: indicative of the vigilance of the "CANDONIANS" which symbolizes their readiness to preserve and protect human rights and dignity.
Torch with Glowing flame: epitomizes the spirit of 1898 which is the ever burning desire of the people for liberty, justice and democracy.
Tobacco Leaves : represent the Philippine Flag which symbolizes the spirit of nationalism.