Case Study: Welcome to Grande Cache.


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: [...]

Case Study: Welcome to Grande Cache.2019-12-03T20:52:56+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.   [...]

Building Community in Grande Prairie2019-12-03T20:54:51+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. [...]

What is National Indigenous Peoples Day?2019-12-03T20:56:59+00:00

History of the Pride Flag


History and Current Symbolism 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 [...]

History of the Pride Flag2019-12-03T21:04:12+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 Canada Schedule 20192019-12-03T23:36:27+00:00

Case Study: Edmonton’s French Quarter


Building Bridges Without Borders. The French Quarter District of Edmonton (Quartier Francophone d'Edmonton) approached Aurora Flags and Banner s 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 [...]

Case Study: Edmonton’s French Quarter2019-12-03T21:05:36+00:00

The 4th Flagpole: The Importance of Treaty Flags


The Fourth Flag Pole 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 [...]

The 4th Flagpole: The Importance of Treaty Flags2019-12-03T21:08:24+00:00

Case Study: Street Banners Add Vibrancy in Devon Alberta


Case Study: Street Banners Add Vibrancy in Devon Alberta Devons Citizens show off what they love best. 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 [...]

Case Study: Street Banners Add Vibrancy in Devon Alberta2019-12-03T21:10:16+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.   The communities in bloom program is something that Aurora Flags is quite familiar with as we work with municipalities across Canada to print flags [...]

Case Study: Making Communities Bloom with Strathcona County2019-12-03T21:11:19+00:00

Case Study: Fort McMurray Street Banners


Case Study: Community Driven Design in Fort McMcmurray 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 [...]

Case Study: Fort McMurray Street Banners2019-12-03T21:13:32+00:00