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41 Signal Regiment

Edmonton, Alberta
Approval of a Badge
January 15, 2014
Vol. VI, p. 323

Badge of the 41 Signal Regiment

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Blazon

Badge

Per fess Argent and Azure the figure of Mercury courant holding in his sinister arm a caduceus and standing on a terrestrial globe Or between in base four wild roses proper;

Motto

SIGNIFERI EXCELLENTIA;


Symbolism

Badge

The white and blue colours and the figure of Mercury are traditionally associated with signals units. White and blue are the historical colours of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, while Mercury, messenger of Roman gods, symbolizes swift communication. The wild roses represent the squadrons that amalgamated to form the regiment. The wild rose is also the floral emblem of Alberta, where the regiment is located.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “Signals, excellence”