The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston
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Canadian Coast Guard

Ottawa, Ontario
Grant of a Flag and Badge for the use of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary
April 20, 2012
Vol. VI, p. 136

Flag for the use of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary

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Blazon

Flag

A pennant per pale Argent and Azure dexter a maple leaf Gules, sinister a dolphin naiant contourné Argent, the whole adextré Gules;


Symbolism

Flag

The pennant evokes the Canadian flag. The dolphin is white (heraldic Argent) to differentiate the pennant of the Auxiliary fleet from the pennant of the main fleet, whose corresponding element is yellow (heraldic Or).