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36 Service Battalion
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Approval of a Badge
April 15, 2014
Vol. VI, p. 346
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Argent in base a barrulet wavy Azure, overall an osprey rising grasping in its claws a fish proper;
VOCATIONI RESPONDERE PARATI SEMPER;
The osprey is the provincial bird of Nova Scotia, where the battalion is located. The wavy stripes are found on the badges of the battalion’s predecessor units.
This Latin phrase means “Always ready to respond to the call”.
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 14, 2015, in Volume 149, page 504 of the Canada Gazette.
Original concept of Manon Labelle, Miramichi Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.
Lara Claire Berry