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Town of Creston

Creston, British Columbia
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flags and Badge
July 15, 2008
Vol. V, p. 314

Badge of the Town of Creston

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Blazon

Badge

Four feathers in saltire Argent tipped Sable surmounted by an apple blossom proper;


Symbolism

Badge

The feathers symbolize the Kutenai First Nation and their belief in the four elements: earth, air, fire and water. They also symbolize the four seasons and the four points of the compass. The apple blossom refers to the historic tree fruit industry of the valley and the community’s annual Blossom Festival.