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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Athabasca University

Edmonton, Alberta
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
August 15, 2011
Vol. VI, p. 63

Badge of Athabasca University

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Blazon

Badge

On a plate edged Azure a spruce twig Vert;


Symbolism

Badge

The disc, resembling a globe, is emblematic of the global reach of distance learning. The poplar branch repeats the reference made by the leaves shown at the feet of the supporters.