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The Yukon Regiment

Whitehorse, Yukon
Approval of a Badge
March 15, 2004
Vol. IV, p. 384

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Blazon

Badge

On a maple leaf Gules the Crest of the Yukon Territory (On a wreath Or and Gules, a husky dog standing on a mount of snow proper) all above a scroll Argent inscribed THE YUKON REGIMENT in letters Sable;


Symbolism

Badge

The badge combines the maple leaf of Canada with a widely known official emblem of the Territory.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 12, 2005, in Volume 139, page 691 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Colour version of the historic badge by Ken Reynolds and Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the Heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority

Painter
Robert Grey

Calligrapher
Shirley Mangione


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military