The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
Heraldry Today

The contents of this Register are intended for research purposes only. The heraldic emblems found in the Register may not be reproduced in any form or in any media without the written consent of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and/or the recipient.

2nd Tactical Aviation Wing

Ottawa, Ontario
Approval of a Badge
February 1, 1989
Vol. II, p. 273

Click on each image to enlarge. The blazon and symbolism for each element will accompany the enlarged image.


Blazon

Badge

Argent a sword and quill-feather in saltire points downwards and over all a yellow jacket wasp all proper;

Motto

AUT PAX AUT BELLUM. This Latin phrase means "Either peace or war".


Symbolism

In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on January 5, 2013, in Volume 147, page 3 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available

Painter
* Not available / Non disponible

Calligrapher
* Not available / Non disponible


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military