The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Legal Branch

Ottawa, Ontario
Approval of a Royal Banner
June 15, 2018
Vol. VII, p. 89

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Blazon

Flag

(Royal Banner) Sable the Badge of the Legal Branch as recorded in Volume VII, page 57, in dexter chief the cypher of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II proper;


Symbolism

Flag

The colour of the field is that of the branch Badge. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the Colonel-in-Chief of the Branch.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 17, 2018, in Volume 152, page 3859 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of the Department of National Defence, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Debra MacGarvie

Calligrapher
Doris Wionzek


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military

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