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Regional Cadet Support Unit (Northern)

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Approval of a Badge
September 1, 2003
Vol. IV, p. 317

Badge of the Regional Cadet Support Unit (Northern)

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Blazon

Badge

Azure an inukshuk Argent encircled by an annulus Azure edged and inscribed REGIONAL CADET SUPPORT UNIT (NORTHERN) • UNITÉ RÉGIONALE DE SOUTIEN AUX CADETS (NORD) in letters Or;

Motto

AD FUTUROS DUCES EDUCANDOS;


Symbolism

Badge

The blue represents the waters of the Arctic Ocean that surround the three territories served by the unit. The inukshuk is a traditional signpost found across the northern landscape. In this badge, it also represents the direction and guidance given to cadets. The colours echo those of the Canadian Forces Northern Area badge in order to reflect both the area command and the region.

Motto

Meaning "Developing future leaders".