These technical specifications (T-630) set out the requirements for directional arrows used in Government of Canada signage. Consult your Federal Identity Program coordinator for more information.
- The design of directional arrows conforms to ISO Standard 7001.
- The directional arrow displays one of the eight orientations.
- The directional arrow is applied to signs containing a wayfinding message, or is combined with another symbol to indicate direction.
- When presented with text, the width of the directional arrow is sized in relation to the x-height of the accompanying text (generally 2 to 5 times the x-height value).
- Colour Values (T-145)
- Policy on Communications and Federal Identity
- FIP Manual - 4.1 Signage: System overview and implementation
- FIP Manual - 4.3 Common-use and Operational Signs
Note: If there is a discrepancy between an official Treasury Board policy instrument and information on this Web page, the Treasury Board policy or standard prevails.
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