Highlights from 2014

Every year is a banner year for us! Here are just a few major projects and jobs we have undertaken this year as well as a few more personal items.

January:

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We had our AGM in sunny Ottawa. Banners for Vancouver Aquarium’s Up Close exhibit went up
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We helped North Shore Search & Rescue honour the late Tim Jones.

 


February:

The 2014 Winter Olympics took place in Sochi. We sold a lot of flags! (But not as many as 2010)

 


March:

TED Talks came to town. Science World celebrated 25 years as a Vancouver institution.


April:

Richmond banners went up featuring art from its annual contest winners.

 


May:

Banners for Cirque du Soleil’s Totem went up around town.

 


June:

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Curtis Wilson’s Canadian Native Flag debuted for Aboriginal Day. The 2014 World Cup was played in Brazil.

 


July:

The Kitsilano West 4th BIA pulled together a “Meet the Merchants” campaign with 70 portraits of local business employees and owners. A flag made for First Nations artist Beau Dick crossed the country to Ottawa for a copper cutting ceremony designed to shame the federal government.

 


August:

The Vancouver Aquarium announced the opening of its expansion. Rainbow Refugee Pride documentary filmed a scene in our store.

 


September:

BCIT celebrated its 50th anniversary. We supported the teachers during their strike.
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Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation made a lot of people aware. Our business development manager, Julia, got married.

 


October:

Vancouver Opera banners went onto the Burrard Street Bridge. To commemorate 100 years since the start of World War I, we began offering the Canadian Red Ensign from that era.
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The My Credit Union Matters campaign helped credit unions get the word out that they were in danger of losing a valuable tax credit. We began offering products exclusively for Co-Op Canada.

 


 

November:

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We got a new digital printer! The first of our Antibullying flag products arrived.

 

Coming up in 2015:

We turn 40!

The Canadian Flag turns 50 years old.

Our new Anti-bullying flag will debut for Pink Shirt Day (February 25th).

…and lots more! We hope you join us.