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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.

25 Best Brands in Canada

... Ranked by the only metric that matters - the respect of average Canadians.

  1. MEC
  2. Cirque du Soleil
  3. WestJet
  4. Tim Hortons
  5. Roots
  6. Shoppers Drug Mart
  7. Videotron
  8. BRP
  9. Loblaws
  10. Canada Goose
  11. Gildan Activewear
  12. Home Hardware
  13. Canadian Tire
  14. Lululemon Athletica
  15. Saputo
  16. Metro
  17. TD Bank
  18. RONA
  19. McCain Foods
  20. Jean Coutu
  21. Telus
  22. Sun Life Financial
  23. RBC
  24. Molson Coors
  25. IMAX

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

Google Introduces a New Logo

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.

Source: FastCoDesign.com

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

Canada Post Stamps Sinclair and Buchanan

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

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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.