Toronto Community Housing Corporation

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Toronto, Ontario
Grant of Arms and Badge, for use by its Community Safety Unit
October 15, 2021
Vol. VIII, p. 24

Arms of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation
Arms of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation
Badge of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation
 
Arms of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation

Arms of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation

Blazon

Or a chevron grady counter-grady Azure;

Symbolism

Blue and yellow are the colours of the arms of the City of Toronto, under the jurisdiction of which the corporation operates. The blue chevron represents the community residents’ homes that are managed by the corporation.

Motto

Blazon

TOGETHER FOR SAFER COMMUNITIES;

Symbolism

The phrase speaks to the purpose of the unit.

Badge of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation

Badge of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation

Blazon

The shield of the Arms within an annulus Azure edged and inscribed with the Motto in letters Argent, environed by a wreath of maple leaves Or issuant from a trillium flower and ensigned by the Royal Crown proper;

Symbolism

The format follows that of other municipal-level law enforcement agency badges. The Royal Crown signifies that the Service upholds the peace under the Crown of Canada. The trillium flower shows that the corporation is located in Ontario.

 

Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on December 11, 2021 in Volume 155, page 5670 of the Canada Gazette.

Letters Patent granting Heraldic Emblems to the Toronto Community Housing Corporation

Additional Information

Creator(s)

Original concept of Darrel Kennedy, Assiniboine Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter

Debra MacGarvie

Calligrapher

Kathy Feig

Recipient Type

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Service