UW student logo wins design contest for Canada 150th

Monday, April 27, 2015

Canada 150 contest winning logoWATERLOO — Ariana Cuvin's new year's resolution was to expand her artistic portfolio.

So when the 19-year-old global business and digital art major at University of Waterloo stumbled on the Department of Canadian Heritage logo design contest, she decided to enter.

She just didn't expect to win.

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Screenshot of tweet sent by PM Stephen Harper

Strong. Proud. Free.: Get Ready to Celebrate Canada 150!

Government of Canada unveils plans and invites Canadians to get involved

April 23, 2015 – Burnaby, British Columbia – Department of Canadian Heritage

The Government of Canada has announced details of its preparations for celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017—a pivotal milestone in our nationhood in what is set to be an exceptional year for Canadians and our country.

Momentum continued to build on the Road to 2017 as the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today launched the Government of Canada’s plans and vision for Canada 150 and invited Canadians to join in the exciting journey.

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The Canada 150 logo

History in the making - The Canada 150 logo!

The Government of Canada has a brand new logo to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

As we prepare to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary in 2017, this beautiful logo will become a national, recognizable brand that Canadians can identify with and will encourage them to participate in this significant anniversary.

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Biography of Ariana Mari Cuvin

Winner of the Canada 150 logo design contest

GBDA student Ariana CuvinAriana Mari Cuvin is a second year Global Business and Digital Arts student at the University of Waterloo. She was a Graphic Design Intern for four months in 2014 at Physicalytics Inc. In addition to her passion to communicate ideas through beautiful and effective graphics, Ariana enjoys singing; she has been singing for many years in church and is currently a member and Assistant Musical Director of Waterloo's "Unaccompanied Minors," an a cappella group. She made the Dean's Honour List in 2015.

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