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StartCanada Blog

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.

Canada Regains Green Glow

Four years ago, Canada became the first country to withdraw from the 1997 Kyoto Protocol that set global targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions... A lot has changed since then... "Canada is back," said Canadian Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna.

Source/s: Los Angeles Times
Photo: © Angelo Narciso, Wind Turbines, Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada

The Big Impact of Small Business in Alberta

  • Small businesses account for 95% of all businesses in Alberta and more than 33% of private sector employment
  • Small businesses in Alberta had the second fastest growth in the period 2003-2013
  • 36.3% of small businesses are based in Calgary
  • 29.2% of small businesses are in Edmonton/Capital Region

Source/s: Alberta Venture Magazine, November 2015

Before & After: Roaming Alberta Meats Website

StartCanada client, Roaming Alberta Meats, connects meat producers to consumers. They believe in local, sustainable, ethical and delicious food! They are committed to sourcing local products that are grazed on native grasses, not given any antibiotics or growth hormones, and are finished on non-GMO grain from heritage seed to ensure an impeccable flavour.


Home Page: Before \ After


Products Page: Before \ After


Highlights of the new Roaming Alberta Meats website we created include:

  • Redeveloped logo / branding
  • Image product links with mouse hover animation
  • Blog page that includes news, events and recipes
  • Blog that allows remote updating through standard browsers
  • Specific subject selection list in the Contact page
  • Sliding image links of farmers on the Home page
  • Latest Blog page feeds on the Home page

Click and explore the Roaming Alberta Meats website!

Website Update: Fusion Therapy Services Website

StartCanada client, Fusion Therapy Services, are an eclectic group of passionate professionals drawn from the worlds of rehabilitation, health and wellness. Their team includes licensed occupational therapists, physical therapists and registered massage therapists.


Highlights of the FusionErgonomics.com website update include:

  • Larger image banners and cleaner lines
  • Subtle parallax effect of the spine logo background
  • Specific subject selection list in the Contact page
  • Integration of print, media and announcements in the Blog page

Click and explore the Fusion Therapy Services website!

Google Canada Logo Celebrates the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015

Google, unlike most organizations, enjoys the creativity involved in constantly reinventing their logo to celebrate the days of our lives. Today, Google Canada celebrates the FIFA Women's World Cup kicking off tomorrow at 4pm at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, with a match between Canada and China.

Catch the games and support our women. The schedule of the games are as follows:

Enlarge the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Schedule

Here's a tribute to the Canadian Women's Soccer Team in the recent 2012 London Olympic Games.

Go girls! Go Canada!

Source: Google, Logo Life, BCRV Park, Jocelyn Ngo

A New Alberta

Today is a new day in Alberta. After 44 years, the Progressive Conservative dynasty has succumbed to the NDP under the leadership of Rachel Notley. Below is the amazing layout of the Calgary Herald.

Source: Calgary Herald

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StartCanada Business Development Corporation

Big dreams. Start here.

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.