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  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group

Petawawa, Ontario
Approval of a Badge
May 1, 1999
Vol. III, p. 419

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Blazon

Badge

Vert an arrowhead point upwards Or charged with a black bear passant Sable;

Motto

AUDACIA ET FORTITUDO;


Symbolism

Badge

The arrowhead symbolizes the combat role of the Brigade while the bear recalls the fact that these agile animals, which can show aggressiveness when roused, are frequently found at CFB Petawawa, the headquarters of this Brigade.

Motto

Meaning "Strength and courage".


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 4, 2006, in Volume 140, page 429 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available

Painter

Calligrapher


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military