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424 Transport and Rescue Squadron
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
March 15, 2012
Vol. VI, p. 117
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Argent a tyger’s head erased Or langued Azure;
The tiger’s is a symbol of Hamilton, Ontario, nicknamed “Tiger Town”, the city having adopted the squadron during the Second World War.
This Latin phrase means “We chastise those who deserve to be chastised”.
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 3, 2012, in Volume 146, page 3054 of the Canada Gazette.
The badge was originally approved in June 1945.