Heraldry Today

Fisheries Management, Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Ottawa, Ontario
Grant of a Badge and Flag
December 15, 2008
Vol. V, p. 395

Badge of the Fisheries Management, Department of Fisheries and Oceans

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Blazon

Badge

On a pomme fretty-fusily Or, a salmon naiant proper, all within a rope and environed by a wreath of maple leaves Or issuant from a scroll Vert edged and inscribed CANADA in letters Or and ensigned by the Royal Crown proper;


Symbolism

Badge

Fisheries Management is responsible for managing the Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic and non-tidal fisheries of Canada, which are represented by the salmon displayed on a fish net over a green background. The eight maple leaves represent the department’s eight management regions when the Hon. Roméo LeBlanc was Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. The Royal Crown underlines the authority under which this work is done.