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Lazo, British Columbia
Approval of a Badge
March 1, 1996
Vol. III, p. 372
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Argent a sharp shinned hawk displayed and perched upon a dogwood branch leaved and flowered all proper;
VESTIGIA NULLA RETRORSUM;
The sharp shinned hawk, a short winged bird of prey, is indigenous to the area of British Columbia where the unit was formed. Although not large, the bird is forceful. The western dogwood is plentiful and identifies the same area.
Meaning "No retreat".
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 4, 2006, in Volume 140, page 428 of the Canada Gazette.