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76 Communication Regiment

Ottawa, Ontario
Approval of a Badge
April 20, 2017
Vol. VI, p. 713

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Blazon

Badge

Azure issuant from a base barry wavy Argent and Azure a flame Gules edged Or;

Motto

OMNI MODO COMMUNICARE;


Symbolism

Badge

The flame evokes the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill. It symbolizes eternal peace. The blue wavy bars represent the three rivers that join in Ottawa, namely the Ottawa, the Rideau and the Gatineau. The badge was previously used by the 76 Communication Group.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “Communicate by all possible means”.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 31, 2018, in Volume 152, page 894 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of the Department of National Defence (1978), assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Robert Grey

Calligrapher
Doris Wionzek


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military