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Area Support Unit Northern Ontario
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Approval of a Badge
December 1, 1999
Vol. IV, p. 19
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Upon a base of two bars crested Argent and Azure a grassy mound growing thereon an Eastern white pine tree (Pinus strobus) proper;
REGIONEM BOREAM SUSTINENTES;
The base represents the lakes and landscapes of Northern Ontario. The white pine is also typical of this area.
This Latin phrase means "Uphold the Northern Region".
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 3, 2001, in Volume 135, page 4056 of the Canada Gazette.
Original concept of Charles Maier, Athabaska Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.