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Parks Canada Agency

Ottawa, Ontario
Grant of a Badge
September 15, 2017
Vol. VI, p. 757

Badge of Parks Canada Agency

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Blazon

Badge

A pomme charged with a beaver sejant on a lodge Or all within an annulus Vert edged and set with maple leaves Or and ensigned by the Royal Crown proper;


Symbolism

Badge

The beaver seated on a lodge is a longstanding emblem of the Parks Canada Agency, and green is the agency’s colour. The Royal Crown represents the role of the agency’s park wardens in protecting Canada’s national parks on behalf of the Crown.