Canadian Forces Base Valcartier, Canada

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CANADIAN FORCES BASE VALCARTIER, CANADA

Coat of arms (crest) of the Canadian Forces Base Valcartier, Canada

Official blazon

Sable in chevron three ermines argent.

Origin/meaning

The three ermines symbolises the three Ships of Jacques Cartier on his exploring voyage to Upper Canada in May 1535 - La Grande Hermine, La Petite Hermine and L'Emerillon.

The Motto translates as "Always Faithful".


Literature: Sent by the Canadian Embassy in Oslo.