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Registration of a Badge
February 15, 2021
Vol. VII, p. 1
Badge of the Canadian Armed Forces
A fouled anchor Or, two swords in saltire Argent hilts and pommels Or, and an eagle volant affronty head to the sinister Or all surmounting an oval Azure edged Or environed by a wreath of maple leaves Gules and ensigned by the Royal Crown proper;
The anchor is the symbol for the Royal Canadian Navy. The crossed swords represent the Canadian Army, with an emphasis on their teamwork. The eagle is emblematic of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The Royal Crown symbolizes service to the Sovereign. The wreath of maple leaves embodies the collaborative defence of Canada by the three elements of the Canadian Armed Forces.