Sign Type Illustrations

As part of a wide-ranging effort to raise awareness of the sign industry and in the spirit of co-operation between sign users, legislators and sign manufacturers, the Sign Association of Canada is pleased to present Sign Type Illustrations, a knowledge product designed to address the needs of all three parties concerned. This is a multipurpose…

Overview of the Canadian Sign Industry (2015)

The Canadian sign industry is a multibillion dollar industry. It is unique in that it involves many occupations under one umbrella: sign installers, fabricators, welders, electricians, graphic designers, technical drafters, urban planners, permit specialists, sales, administrators, and more.This publication has been produced by the Sign Association of Canada for use by sign companies and municipal…

Model Sign By-Law

The Model Sign By-Law booklet provides a high-level template for a sign by-law that contains the following key elements: Scope of Sign By-Law; Definition and Interpretations; Signs Requiring a Permit and related provisions; Illumination Requirements; Sign Permits and Inspections; Variances; as well as, Penalties and Enforcement. __ Ce modèle se veut un exemple idéal de…

2019 EMC Handbook Now Available

We are pleased to announce the 2019 EMC Handbook is now available! Special thanks to the Government Relations Committee for your contribution to this edit. To request a hard copy, please contact Laine Atkins, Director Government Relations at laine@sac-ace.ca. — Nous sommes ravis d’annoncer que le Manuel 2019 sur les CME est maintenant disponible! Nous…

Environment and Climate Change Canada – National Strategy for Lamps Containing Mercury

  The Sign Association GR Director attended a webinar held by Environment and Climate Change Canada in July. The objective is to create a national strategy for lamps containing mercury. The webinar identified key priority area gaps, proposed action and asked for feedback. Since this webinar, We have had in-person meetings with Environment and Climate…