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Royal Canadian Infantry Corps (RCIC), badge (Infantry branch insignia) Royal Canadian Infantry Corps (RCIC), badge (Infantry branch insignia)

Canadian Airborne Regiment, former emblem
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Canadian Airborne Regiment, former emblem

Canadian Airborne Regiment, former flag
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Canadian Airborne Regiment, former flag

Canadian Forces Le Régiment de Joliette, regimental badge (insignia) Canadian Forces Le Régiment de Joliette, regimental badge (insignia)

An escutcheon Azure charged with three martlets one and two issuant from two bars wavy Argent, within an annulus Gules edged, charged in base with a mullet and inscribed LE RÉGIMENT DE JOLIETTE in letters Or, ensigned by the Royal Crown proper and encircled by a wreath of maple leaves Or, in base a beaver couchant proper set above a scroll Gules edged and inscribed with the Motto in letters Or;

Motto: QUEM TIMEBO?

Symbolism: The maple leaves and the beaver represent Canada, and the Crown, service to the Sovereign. The coat of arms at the centre is that long used by the family of Charles-François Tarieu de Lanaudière, and it links the history of the Regiment and its location in the region of Joliette. “LE REGIMENT DE JOLIETTE” is the regimental title and “QUEM TIMEBO?” is the motto of the regiment.
Motto: Meaning “Whom shall I fear?”.

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Canadian Forces The North Saskatchewan Regiment (N Sask R), regimental badge (insignia) Canadian Forces The North Saskatchewan Regiment (N Sask R), regimental badge (insignia)

A bugle horn Argent embellished its strings surmounted by a ribbon Or inscribed NORTH SASKATCHEWAN in letters Gules, the whole ensigned by the Royal Crown proper;

Symbolism: The bugle is the traditional means of communicating a call to arms on the battlefield. In this case it was inspired by the badges of the perpetuated Canadian unit, the Saskatoon Light Infantry, and the Regiment's British allied and perpetuated unit, The Light Infantry (formally, the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry).

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Canadian Forces The Nova Scotia Highlanders, regimental badge (insignia) Canadian Forces The Nova Scotia Highlanders, regimental badge (insignia)

A saltire Argent surmounted by the shield of Arms of the Province of Nova Scotia (Argent on a saltire Azure an escutcheon of the Royal Arms of Scotland) encircled by an annulus Azure fimbriated and inscribed above with the motto SIOL NA FEAR FEARAIL and below with the designation NOVA SCOTIA HIGHLANDERS in letters Or;

Motto: SIOL NA FEAR FEARAIL;

Symbolism: The saltire refers to St. Andrew, patron saint of Scotland, while the Arms of Nova Scotia refer to the regiment's home in that province.
Motto: Meaning "Breed of manly men".

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Canadian Forces The Perth Regiment, regimental badge (insignia) Canadian Forces The Perth Regiment, regimental badge (insignia)

A saltire Azure between two thistles proper surmounted by a maple leaf Or charged with a hurt bearing the emblem of Perth County ensigned by a beaver couchant Argent, the hurt within an annulus Azure edged Argent inscribed THE PERTH REGIMENT in letters Or, ensigned with the Royal Crown proper and resting on a scroll Azure edged Argent and inscribed AUDACES ET CAUTI in letters Or;

Motto: AUDACES ET CAUTI;

Symbolism: The badge combines well-known Scottish symbols, the cross of St. Andrew and the thistle, with the maple leaf and beaver of Canada, the emblem of Perth County and the Royal Crown.
Motto: Meaning "Bold and wary".

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Canadian Forces The Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada, regimental badge (insignia) Canadian Forces The Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada, regimental badge (insignia)

On the star of the Order of the Thistle Argent fimbriated Azure, a grenade Or fired proper inscribed with the monogram HLI in letters Argent, the flame surmounted by the Royal Crown proper, at the base of the grenade a scroll Azure inscribed with the word CANADA in letters Or above a scroll Azure edged and inscribed with the motto DEFENCE NOT DEFIANCE in letters Or;

Motto: DEFENCE NOT DEFIANCE;

Symbolism: The star of the Order of the Thistle is a traditional element associated with highland regiments. The grenade refers to the regiment's fusilier status, while the word CANADA symbolizes the regiment's deep Canadian roots. The monogram HLI was used by The Highland Light Infantry of Canada, which amalgamated with the Scots Fusiliers of Canada in 1965 to form The Highland Fusiliers of Canada. The Crown represents both the regiment's loyal service and the appellation Royal accorded by Her Majesty the Queen in 1998.

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Canadian Forces The Royal Regiment of Canada, regimental badge (insignia) Canadian Forces The Royal Regiment of Canada, regimental badge (insignia)

Canadian Forces The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, regimental badge (insignia) Canadian Forces The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, regimental badge (insignia)

A stag's head caboshed proper the antlers encircling a letter "L" Or ensigned by the coronet of a younger son of the Sovereign proper all above a scroll Gules edged and inscribed CUIDICH'N RIGH in letters Or;

Motto: CUIDICH'N RIGH;

Symbolism: The badge is modelled on that of the Seaforth Highlanders of the British Army. The cypher is that of Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-1884), the fourth son of Queen Victoria, ensigned by his coronet.
Motto: Meaning "Help the King".

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Canadian Forces The South Saskatchewan Regiment, regimental badge (insignia) Canadian Forces The South Saskatchewan Regiment, regimental badge (insignia)

On an eight-pointed star Or a Maltese Cross Argent each point pommelled Gules ensigned by the Royal Crown proper and surmounted by a torteau charged with a pronghorn antelope trippant on a wreath Or within an annulus Gules edged and inscribed SOUTH SASKATCHEWAN REGIMENT in letters Or;

Symbolism: There is no record of the reason for the Regiment's choice of elements for the badge. The Royal Crown is a clear reference to service to the Crown. The antelope represents the natural splendour of the prairies. As well, the antelope's swiftness may symbolize the Regiment's speed and determination in battle.

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Canadian Forces The Winnipeg Grenadiers, regimental badge (insignia) Canadian Forces The Winnipeg Grenadiers, regimental badge (insignia)

A grenade Sable enflamed Gules and Argent;

Symbolism: The grenade is a historic symbol shared with a number of British regiments. It represents the ordnance used in the campaigns for which the regiment is famous, and it is also symbolic of the power of the Grenadiers as a fighting force. Red and white are the official colours of the regiment and of Canada.

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Canadian Forces The Yukon Regiment, regimental badge (insignia) Canadian Forces The Yukon Regiment, regimental badge (insignia)

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

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