The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Queen Elizabeth II

Ottawa, Ontario
Registration of a Badge for the Royal Tour 1973
July 15, 2014
Vol. VI, p. 382

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Blazon

Badge

On an escutcheon Or a maple leaf Gules charged with the cypher of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Or;


Symbolism

Badge

This badge was designed to be worn as a pin by security and logistics personnel during a Canadian tour undertaken by members of the Royal Family. It uses the personal cypher (usually the initial letter of the name ensigned by the appropriate heraldic crown or coronet) or badge of the member of the Royal Family undertaking the tour, along with a particular background shape and combination of colours.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 14, 2015, in Volume 149, page 503 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Bruce Beatty for the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada.

Painter
Bruce Beatty

Calligrapher
Bruce Beatty


Recipient Information

Royal Family

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