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725 (Glace Bay) Communication Squadron
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
Approval of a Badge
February 20, 2009
Vol. V, p. 426
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Argent four Marconi communication towers Sable issuant from a base per fess crested Or and Azure;
COMMUNICATIONES CUM PERSEVERANTIA;
The design evokes the rich history of communications in Glace Bay, especially the role that the community played in trans-Atlantic communications. It honours the work of Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937) who, in December 1902, transmitted the first complete wireless messages to Poldhu, Cornwall, from Glace Bay, Nova Scotia.
Meaning “Communications with persistence”.
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on December 12, 2009, in Volume 143, page 3683 of the Canada Gazette.