This link brings you to a very informative article published in Quebec regarding the famous British comedian and actor Ricky Gervais and his Pain Court connection and family. Unfortunately no English translation is available.
Design: P. A. Richer Description of Symbolism: Rose-Marie Roy The sheaves of wheat evoke the humble origins of Pain Court. Wheat, which was the most important crop harvested in earlier years, symbolizes bread. Although they were short of bread, our ancestors would generously share their small loaves with the missionaries who travelled in our region.