New national anthem

In all of us command a new national anthem Celebrating feats of athleticism is only one part of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Korea. Country and sponsor branding is on full display on [...]

Canada 150 lasting legacy

Canada’s year-long national celebration is winding down. Highlighted here are a few projects we think will resonate as a Canada 150 lasting legacy. Shining well beyond the final fireworks of 2017 [...]

Royal blue gift

True north, beautiful & rare. Aptly named ‘Beluga’ sapphires are the natural royal blue gems featured in a gift given by Canada to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth to honour her 65 [...]

Distinct Canadianisms

Distinct Canadianisms are unique Canadian expressions created by a mashup of history and languages. In 1967, The Dictionary of Canadianisms was first published for Canada’s centennial. It [...]

transportation flying high

Getting Around Canada is flying high celebrating 150 years since Confederation. The vision of the country’s founders included the practical understanding that Canada could only survive as a [...]

trade builds a nation

Trade is fundamental to Canada Even before there was Canada, there was trade. Aboriginal nations traded with each other. Seeking routes to Asia through the arctic, European explorers discovered [...]

Beaver Tales

Animal Symbolism Fierce animals like eagles, elephants and lions have historically been used as symbols both by monarchies and nation states, clans and companies. The Roman empire and Napoleon, [...]

Canadian Toughness

Weathering winter is part of Canadian toughness Blame our weather. Claims of Canadian toughness is part of our identity. We face rugged conditions and awful weather many months of the year. [...]

Remembering Hill 70

Lest We Forget As Canada is gears up for next year’s 150 birthday, another memorial is being built in France to remember Hill 70, a ten day World War II battle that took place 100 years [...]

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