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Area Support Unit Northern Ontario

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Approval of a Badge
December 1, 1999
Vol. IV, p. 19

Badge of the Area Support Unit Northern Ontario

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Blazon

Badge

Upon a base of two bars crested Argent and Azure a grassy mound growing thereon an Eastern white pine tree (Pinus strobus) proper;

Motto

REGIONEM BOREAM SUSTINENTES;


Symbolism

Badge

The base represents the lakes and landscapes of Northern Ontario. The white pine is also typical of this area.

Motto

This Latin phrase means "Uphold the Northern Region".