The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston
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Communications Security Establishment

Ottawa, Ontario
Grant of a Badge
July 15, 1994
Vol. II, p. 326

Badge of the Communications Security Establishment

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Azure a bezant charged with a maple leaf Gules thereon a key palewise wards upward to the dexter its bow enfiled by two lighting flashes in saltire Or the whole within an annulus Or fimbriated and inscribed NUNTIUM COMPARAT ET CUSTODIT, meaning "He provides and protects the message", in letters Azure and ensigned by a representation of the Royal Crown proper;


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