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Creating open spaces and signage in Vaughan’s downtown

The City of Vaughan is developing a Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) Parks and Wayfinding Master Plan to guide the creation of parks and open spaces in the area and establish a signage strategy to make navigation easier. The city says it is focused on ensuring that the downtown is developed as a “complete and balanced…

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Online signage company rebrands with new name, website

Lettering.com has changed its website from DoItYourselfLettering.com to Lettering.com and changed its company name. Lettering.com will continue to offer the vinyl lettering services that have made the company a success ever since Founder Brad Handy first began the business in 2007, cutting letters in his garage. “We decided it was time for a new name…

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Windsor’s Gateway park is getting new signage, upgrades

Gateway Park is getting an upgrade, including new signage, thanks to the City of Windsor’s $1.6-billion pledge over the next 10 years to fund capital improvements that raise the quality of life for residents. In addition to site cleanup and landscape restoration, Gateway Park will be adding new features to provide visitors with a safe,…

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Mural created in honour of Winnipeg Olympian

A new mural was created in honour of Winnipeg’s taekwondo Olympian, Skylar Park, and was installed at her former martial arts academy, Tae Ryong Park, located at 95 Scurfield Boulevard. Park won gold at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games and competed at her first Olympic Games in Tokyo earlier this summer, according to a…

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Smartpress releases six new eco-friendly signage materials

Online printer Smartpress has released six new eco-friendly sign substrates. Along with two existing sustainable signage materials, these new offerings give their customers a variety of green alternatives. Smartpress tested a multitude of eco-friendly materials to ensure they provide the same quality than less-sustainable alternatives. “Sustainability is more critical than ever and we’re passionate about…

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Hellman’s promoting food campaigns on garbage trucks

The City of Peterborough is partnering up with Hellmann’s Canada to launch an out-of-home (OOH) campaign and turning half of the city’s waste collection vehicles into mobile advertisements.  On average, 58 per cent of the food produced in Canada ends up being thrown away. The trucks carry a creative message from Hellmann’s suggesting these trucks…

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QR codes help tell murals’ stories in three languages

QR codes that The Downtown BIA Timmins is currently working on will describe murals across the city in three different languages. According to a news report on newsnationusa.com, the one mural that has a sign with the QR codes with the descriptions in English, French, and Cree is located at the Porcupine Advance Printers and…

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Branded Cities brings film to life for Luminato in Toronto

Branded Cities, a premier Out-of-Home media company, has partnered with Luminato Festival Toronto in showcasing Encountering Edward Burtynsky’s In The Wake of Progress, a film by Bokeh Creative. The film featured Branded Cities’ large-format digital spectaculars located at Toronto Eaton Centre, 10 Dundas, and Atrium on Bay. “We are honoured to be a part of…

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Company launches OOH campaign in Toronto using new 3D technology

Canadian Tire Corporation has launched one of the first campaigns in Canada to use Branded Cities Activate DreamRoom 3D technology at Toronto’s Yonge and Dundas and Union Station. Branded Cities, a premier Out-of-Home media company specializing in iconic venues, says this technology is the “hottest trend in digital Out-of-Home and a monumental addition to an…

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Canon launches world’s first large format printer with new fluorescent pink ink

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has launched the world’s first aqueous inkjet models to include Fluorescent Pink ink. Comprised of the 24-inch image PROGRAF GP-2000, 44-inch image PROGRAF GP-4000, 24-inch image PROGRAF GP-200 and 36-inch imagePROGRAF GP-300, the imagePROGRAF GP series produces vivid neon colours for high value-added output and graphics…

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