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Halton Regional Police Service

Oakville, Ontario
Grant of a Badge
May 24, 1992
Vol. II, p. 164

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A shield of the arms of the Regional Municipality of Halton enclosed within a circular motto scroll Vert fimbriated Argent on which is inscribed in letters Argent PROGRESS THROUGH PARTICIPATION within a wreath of twenty-four maple leaves twelve each side Or issuant from a trillium flower Argent seeded Or sepaled Vert below the scroll and above resting on its upper rim a representation of the Royal Crown proper;




In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.


Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on July 25, 1992, in Volume 126, page 2303 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Joan Ouellette

Nancy Ellis

Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Service