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Case Study: Welcome to Grande Cache.

This case study (Welcome to Grande Cache) looks at designing street banners for the newest member of the Municipality of Greenview. Hi! I'm Aysha O'Brien, I'm the graphic design lead for Aurora Flags and Banners. I wanted to share with you a pretty cool street banner project I recently designed for the lovely Town of Grande Cache. From start to finish here is the project: Recently Aurora Flags and Banners was asked to help print and design 153 new banners [...]

Case Study: Welcome to Grande Cache.2021-03-24T19:41:05+00:00

Building Community in Grande Prairie

At Aurora Flags and Banners, we service Grande Prairie and surrounding areas with custom flags, windsocks, flag poles, stock flags (Alberta and Canada Flags), custom banners, and more. Being located in Edmonton, we have grown over the years to provide our services to many northern communities including Peace River, Grande Prairie, Dawson Creek and more.   Some of our clients in that area include oilfield and oilfield service companies, municipalities, schools, and contractors. We also sell custom signs and flagpoles [...]

Building Community in Grande Prairie2021-03-24T19:59:06+00:00

What is National Indigenous Peoples Day?

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. What is National Indigenous Peoples Day? "June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal peoples, also known as Indigenous peoples. Although these groups share many similarities, they each have their own distinct heritage, language, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs. In cooperation with Indigenous organizations, [...]

What is National Indigenous Peoples Day?2021-04-23T20:41:06+00:00

History of the Pride Flag

History of the Pride Flag Discover the history of the pride flag - The original Pride Flag was designed by a man by the name of Gilbert Baker in 1978. Baker, originally from Kansas,  worked as a designer in San Francisco. Baker was an openly gay activist for gay rights. Baker was commissioned by his friend and co-activist for gay rights Harvey Milk to design an emblem that would be immediately recognizable as a symbol of gay empowerment. Baker came [...]

History of the Pride Flag2021-09-16T19:32:23+00:00

Pride Canada Schedule 2019

Celebrate PRIDE in 2019 with Aurora Flags and Banners. Here is a small  list of events happening in 2019. Want to add an event? Let us know.  Some events are yet not listed as the dates are TBD. British Columbia Whistler Pride: January 20th -27th Quesnel Pride: June 15th Nanaimo Pride Week: June 4th - 9th Victoria Pride: July 7th Surrey Pride: June 29th Out in White Rock  July 16th Fraser Valley Pride  (Abbotsford): July 17th -19th Vancouver Pride August 2nd - 4th BOLDfest Vancouver October [...]

Pride Canada Schedule 20192019-12-03T23:36:27+00:00

Case Study: The French Quarter of Edmonton

Building Bridges Without Borders - The French Quarter of Edmonton The French Quarter District of Edmonton (Quartier Francophone d'Edmonton) approached Aurora Flags and Banners with a unique project they had been thinking about. They wanted to install 50 flag poles onto a bridge in their district to display the flags of all the French Speaking Countries that the French Quarter has community members from.    Photo Edmonton Fusion FC     This project quickly took on the the name "A [...]

Case Study: The French Quarter of Edmonton2021-09-16T19:51:21+00:00

The 4th Flagpole: The Importance of Treaty Flags

The Fourth Flag Pole The Importance of Treay Flags - With the efforts of the Truth and Reconciliation Council, much of Canada's not so pure history with the Indigenous Nations has been confronted and retold. From this spirit of reconciliation, many government organizations, school boards and politicians have pushed to honour Indigenous land by raising the Treaty flags of the land in which they occupy. Today, through the Truth and Reconciliation process, we are uncovering the many injustices done to [...]

The 4th Flagpole: The Importance of Treaty Flags2021-09-16T20:16:47+00:00

Case Study: Street Banners Add Vibrancy in Devon, Alberta

Devons Citizens show off what they love best. Case Study: Street Banners Add Vibrancy in Devon Alberta - In 2018, the Town of Devon, Alberta, decided to use street banners to beautify their town, engage their citizens and communicate what their Town is all about. Situated on the banks of the North Saskatchewan river, the Town is known to be a destination for outdoor activities all year round. City representatives went around town snapping photographs of residents doing their favourite [...]

Case Study: Street Banners Add Vibrancy in Devon, Alberta2021-09-16T20:35:02+00:00

Case Study: Making Communities Bloom with Strathcona County

Case Study: Making the Community Bloom with Strathcona County Aurora Flags and Banners had the privilege of being a sponsor of the 2018 Communities in Bloom Symposium National Event in Strathcona County.   How did we end up "making the community bloom with Strathcona County?" The communities in bloom program is something that Aurora Flags is quite familiar with as we work with municipalities across Canada to print flags and banners to beautify their communities. When we heard the event was [...]

Case Study: Making Communities Bloom with Strathcona County2021-09-16T21:02:20+00:00

Case Study: Fort McMurray Street Banners

Case Study: Community Driven Design in Fort McMurray The Municipality of Wood Buffalo (Fort McMurray) held a city wide design competition for their street banners. The winner's design was printed on banners by Aurora Flags and Banners and hung on city streets. Their most recent banner showcases ten different artworks of birds local to the Fort McMurray region. Fort McMurray's regular design competitions for their city banners promote civic engagement, ownership and pride. Aurora Flags and Banners is honoured to [...]

Case Study: Fort McMurray Street Banners2021-10-14T21:08:30+00:00