The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Assistant Deputy Minister (Finance)

Ottawa, Ontario
Confirmation of a Badge
April 20, 2017
Vol. VI, p. 707

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Blazon

Badge

Vert an annulus pendent therefrom three keys Or, their bows Argent;

Motto

FINANCE • FINANCES;


Symbolism

Badge

The keys, symbolic of financial affairs, represent the three main organizational roles of the office, namely forecasting fiscal requirements, financial administration and control, and fiscal accounting. The green background alludes to the original uniform colour of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and signifies service to the CAF as a whole.

Motto

Not applicable.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 31, 2018, in Volume 152, page 894 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available

Painter
* Not available / Non disponible

Calligrapher
* Not available / Non disponible


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military

The Badge was originally approved by the Right Honourable Jeanne Sauvé, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, in May 1988;