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Governor General's Foot Guards
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
July 15, 2009
Vol. V, p. 455
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On a six-pointed star rayonné Argent an annulus Gules edged and inscribed CIVITAS ET PRINCEPS CURA NOSTRA in letters Or and enclosing a cross Azure fimbriated Argent;
CIVITAS ET PRINCEPS CURA NOSTRA;
The badge is based on the star of the Order of the Garter, which is used as the cap star of the Coldstream Guards, an allied regiment whose uniform, with minor differences, is worn by the Governor General’s Foot Guards. “CIVITAS ET PRINCEPS CURA NOSTRA” is the motto of the regiment.
Meaning “Our country and ruler are our concern”.