The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
Heraldry Today

The contents of this Register are intended for research purposes only. The heraldic emblems found in the Register may not be reproduced in any form or in any media without the written consent of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and/or the recipient.

Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority Police Service

Vancouver, British Columbia
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
January 20, 2005
Vol. IV, p. 420

Badge of the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority Police Service

[ previous page ]

Blazon

Badge

The shield of Arms of the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority Police Service encircled by an annulus Argent edged and inscribed with the Motto in letters Azure, within a wreath of maple leaves Or issuant from a dogwood flower, the whole ensigned by the Royal Crown proper;


Symbolism

Badge

This follows the general pattern of municipal police badges in Canada, reflecting the fact that the Police Service is a designated policing unit established by a provincial Order in Council. The Royal Crown indicates the role of the Service in the administration of the Crown's justice, and the dogwood flower is the floral emblem of British Columbia.