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Canadian Forces National Counter-Intelligence Unit

Ottawa, Ontario
Approval of a Badge
March 1, 1999
Vol. III, p. 418

Badge of the Canadian Forces National Counter-Intelligence Unit

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Blazon

Badge

Upon a representation of a terrestrial globe proper a compass rose Argent charged with the head of a North-West coast thunderbird Argent Sable and Gules;

Motto

EX VERITAS ET VIGILANTIA VICTORIA;


Symbolism

Badge

The globe symbolizes the domestic and overseas operations for which this unit is responsible, while the compass rose and thunderbird head recall the unit's role of providing protection, wise counsel and direction.

Motto

Meaning "Out of truth and vigilance victory".