Envelopes, Small White (flag symbol)

These technical specifications (T-224) set out the requirements for invitation or small white envelopes, for departments identified by the flag symbol signature and the Canada Wordmark. Consult your Federal Identity Program coordinator for more information.

Figure T-224: Illustration of the arrangement of the flag symbol signature and the Canada Wordmark on a small white envelope.

Illustration of the arrangement of the flag symbol signature and the Canada Wordmark on a small white envelope.

Requirements

  1. Paper
    • Reproduction method: offset printing or letterpress
    • Envelope size: various
    • Colour/grade: white bond
    • Brightness: 92% (95% ISO brightness)
    • Weight: 75–90 g/m2 (20–24 lb.)
  2. Symbols
    • Signature typeface: Helvetica Light
    • Signature type size: 7 or 8 point
    • Canada Wordmark: 23 mm wide
    • Ink colours: all text is black (Process Black) and flag symbols are red (Pantone 032)
  3. Return address (use is optional)
    • Signature typeface: Helvetica Light
    • Type size: 2 points smaller than signature type size
    • Position: directly under the text of the signature and separated by one line space
  4. Layout
    • The signature is in the upper left corner of the front of the envelope.
    • The top of the flag symbol is 13 mm from the top edge.
    • The signature text starts 21 mm from the left.
    • The Canada Wordmark is centred on the envelope flap, facing right-side up when folded.

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