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Approval of a Badge
March 25, 2013
Vol. VI, p. 212
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Two swords in saltire Argent hilts and pommels Or surmounted by three maple leaves conjoined on one stem Gules;
VIGILAMUS PRO TE;
The crossed swords symbolize the military history of the Canadian Army. They also indicate that the members of the Canadian Army work as a team in the defence of Canada. The three maple leaves conjoined on one stem, taken from the Royal Arms of Canada, represent service to the Sovereign and to Canada, as well as the heritage of the Canadian Army.
This Latin phrase means “We stand on guard for thee”.