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748 (Nanaimo) Communication Squadron

Nanaimo, British Columbia
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
February 15, 2010
Vol. V, p. 500

Badge of the 748 (Nanaimo) Communication Squadron

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Argent a raven in a northwest coast First Nations style affronty proper;





The raven evokes a legend of the Snanaimooh, the people of the Nanaimo region where the unit is located. In this legend, the raven is the great messenger. Here, it symbolizes the unifying force of modern communications.


Meaning “To communicate over great distances”.