The StartCanada Blog provides insights about some of the work that we’re doing; including web design / development, design thinking, social media marketing, small business information, trends, tips, ideas and inspiration for start-ups, professionals, non-profits and small businesses.
Witness the design and development process undertaken by the team behind the logo for the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Source: Bruce Philp, Canadian Business Magazine, November 2015
Photo: Angelo Narciso
... Ranked by the only metric that matters - the respect of average Canadians.
MEC CEO David Labistour on the company's logo / company rebrand: "... the more complicated the logo was, the less power it had. The simpler and more utilitarian your logo is, the more it shows up on the screen of a mobile phone."
Source: Canadian Business Magazine, October 2015
Photo: © Angelo Narciso, Canoe on Lake Louise
What they decided on isn’t groundbreaking - no creative directors will be scrambling to update their brands - but it’s tasteful, flexible, and most importantly, very much Google. Like any new logo, Google’s latest creation will look odd for the first minute or so. But all you have to do is go back and look at the old - okay, yesterday’s - sans serif logo to see, yeah, it really was time for an update.
Canada Post features Christine Sinclair, Canada's most accomplished women's soccer player and Kadeisha Buchanan, a rising star on Canada's Women's Soccer Team, to commemorate the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 to be played across the nation.
Source: Canada Post
The top 20 brands in Canada, ranked by reputation are as follows...
2. Tim Hortons
3. Shoppers Drug Mart
5. Canadian Tire
11. Home Depot
14. Johnson & Johnson
17. Costco Wholesale
19. McCain Foods
20. Chapters Indigo
Wondering where some other familiar brands stand? Here's more...
38. Rona / Roots
43. Hudson's Bay Company
59. Molson Coors
72. Boston Pizza
88. London Drugs
Does last year's results interest you? Click this: Canada's Top Brands 2013.
Source: Marketing Magazine, May 2014
StartCanada is a Canadian company that designs, develops and manages elegant and effective websites for start-ups, professionals, non-profits and small businesses. StartCanada also provides social media marketing services for its clients.
Angelo Narciso leads StartCanada and is involved with business development, the design thinking process of web design / development, website management and social media marketing.