Business Cards, Common (flag symbol)
These technical specifications (T-230) set out the requirements for common business cards, for departments identified by the flag symbol signature and the Canada Wordmark. Consult your Federal Identity Program coordinator for more information.
Figure T-230: Illustration of the arrangement of the flag symbol signature and the Canada Wordmark on a double-sided business card.
- Reproduction method: offset printing
- Size: 90 x 50 mm (±2 mm)
- Colour/grade: white bristol
- Brightness: ≥92% (95% ISO brightness)
- Weight: 219 g/m2 (58 lb.)
- Signature typeface: Helvetica Light
- Signature type size: 6, 7 or 8 point
- Canada Wordmark: 23 mm wide
- Ink colours: all text is black (Process Black) and flag symbols are red (Pantone 032)
- The signature is in the upper left corner of the card.
- The top of the flag symbol is 5 mm from the top edge and the signature text is 20 mm from the left edge.
- The Canada Wordmark is 4 mm from the bottom edge and 20 mm from the left edge.
- Typeface: Helvetica Light
- Type size: body text is 6, 7 or 8 point, the individual's name is 11 point
- All text is left aligned 20 mm from left edge of the card
- Text is at least 3 mm from the signature and 4 mm from the Canada Wordmark.
- Policy on Communications and Federal Identity
- FIP Manual - 2.2 Stationery: Departments, agencies and corporations
- Policy on Green Procurement
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