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Regional Cadet Support Unit (Pacific)

Victoria, British Columbia
Approval of a Badge
February 20, 2009
Vol. V, p. 420

Badge of the Regional Cadet Support Unit (Pacific)

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Blazon

Badge

Azure on a maple leaf Or a beaver affronty Argent embellished Gules and Sable in a West Coast First Nations style;

Motto

SERVIMUS UT DUCAMUS;


Symbolism

Badge

The maple leaf evokes the cap badge of the Cadet Instructor Cadre. The beaver, represented in a West Coast First Nations style, establishes the geographical location of the unit. In First Nations culture, the beaver is known for its industriousness, building skills and wise advice, traits that represent the ethos of the Cadet Instructor Cadre.

Motto

Meaning “We serve to lead”.