Heraldry Today

725 (Glace Bay) Communication Squadron

Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
Approval of a Badge
February 20, 2009
Vol. V, p. 426

Badge of the 725 (Glace Bay) Communications Squadron

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Blazon

Badge

Argent four Marconi communication towers Sable issuant from a base per fess crested Or and Azure;

Motto

COMMUNICATIONES CUM PERSEVERANTIA;


Symbolism

Badge

The design evokes the rich history of communications in Glace Bay, especially the role that the community played in trans-Atlantic communications. It honours the work of Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937) who, in December 1902, transmitted the first complete wireless messages to Poldhu, Cornwall, from Glace Bay, Nova Scotia.

Motto

Meaning “Communications with persistence”.