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OOH firms race Toronto's billboard bylaw

Feature Story
Photo courtesy Illegal Signs

With the city of Toronto scheduled to introduce a billboard tax and new signage regulations on April 6, 2010, local out-of-home (OOH) advertising firms are racing to apply for variances before the deadline.


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Vancouver Olympic signs ready for recycling

The Vancouver division of substrate distributor Laird Plastics provided materials for signage and other purposes at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, with a commitment to reducing waste afterwards through recycling.


Fort Saskatchewan plans art and signage

The downtown redevelopment advisory committee (DRAC) for Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., is studying options for introducing murals, digital billboards and/or street furniture through a new public art program.


Content springs onto new Montreal digital board

Out-of-home (OOH) advertising firm Pattison Outdoor installed a new 'digital spectacular' billboard in Montreal in time for spring, bringing the network to 26 displays across 11 markets.


Video contest launched for ink lovers

Signage printing system provider Roland DGA has introduced a new contest on YouTube, inviting signmakers to post online videos sharing their ink success stories.


Upcoming Events

April 7-8, 2010
Digital Media Measurement & Pricing Summit
Strategy Institute
Doubletree Metropolitan Hotel, New York, N.Y.
Visit www.strategyinstitute.com

April 7-10, 2010
International Sign Expo
International Sign Association (ISA)
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.
Visit www.signs.org

April 9-11, 2010
Pinstriping Jam
Quebec City, Que.
E-mail pierre@ptardif.com

April 12-13, 2010
Digital Signage Content Strategies Summit
Strategy Institute
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nev.
Visit www.strategyinstitute.com

April 13-16, 2010
Graphics Four-colour Process: Controlling the Variables
Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) workshop
SGIA Headquarters, Fairfax, Va.
Visit www.sgia.org

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