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5th Canadian Division Training Centre
Oromocto, New Brunswick
Approval of a Badge
June 15, 2017
Vol. VI, p. 734
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Murrey four bars wavy abaised, overall an open book Argent bound Or surmounting two swords in saltire Argent hilts and pommels Or;
SUSTENTANS MILITEM ATLANTICUM;
The open book represents training and the pursuit of knowledge. The crossed swords are taken from the badge of the Canadian Army. The wavy white bars represent the sea and the maritime location of the Centre. The four bars represent the Atlantic provinces. Dark red is the colour of the 5th Canadian Division.
This Latin phrase means “Supporting the Atlantic soldier”.
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 31, 2018, in Volume 152, page 896 of the Canada Gazette.
Original concept of Charles Maier, Athabaska Herald (2001), and the Department of National Defence (2017), assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.