Download Government Marks

The BC Mark is protected by Crown Copyright.

The BC Mark is a registered trade-mark, protected by the federal Trade-marks Act.

If you aren't a government employee, you must complete a form before you use any of this digital artwork. The form's name is the "Application for Third Party Use". You can find it with the artwork below. When the form is approved, then you can use this artwork.

When using this digital artwork, be sure to refer to the "Using the BC Mark" page and the information below.

 

Here are the various sets of BC Mark digital artwork files. Important resources about using these marks are also provided.

Example of BC Mark

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Here is the set of "Supported by the Province of B.C." digital artwork files. Important resources about using this mark are also provided.

Example of Supported by Mark

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"StrongerBC" Marks

Here are the various sets of digital artwork files for the "StrongerBC" program. Important resources about using these marks are also provided.

StrongerBC Placeholder

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Here is the set of "Canada - Welcome BC" digital artwork lock-up files. Important resources about using these marks are also provided. This program is administered by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

Example of Canada WelcomeBC lockup

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Here is the set of "Canada - British Columbia | Workforce Development Agreement" digital artwork lock-up files. Important resources about using these marks are also provided. This program is administered by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

Image of the WDA logo lock-up

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Here is the set of "Canada - British Columbia | Labour Market Development Agreement" digital artwork lock-up files. Important resources about using these marks are also provided. This program is now administered by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

Example of the LMDA Lock-up

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Here is the set of "BC Arts Council - Supported by the Province of British Columbia" digital artwork lock-up files. Important resources about using these marks are also provided.

BC Arts Council Lock-up

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Here is the set of "viaSport - Supported by the Province of British Columbia" digital artwork lock-up files. Important resources about using these marks are also provided.

viaSport Logo Lock-up

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Here is the set of "Resilience BC" digital artwork files. Resources about using these marks are also provided.

Example of Resilience BC mark

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Naming Convention for Digital Artwork Files

When working with B.C. digital artwork files, there are five components to be aware of:

  1. the digital artwork's name;
  2. the orientation (horizontal or vertical) of the artwork;
  3. the colour space (CMYK, Grey, Solid or RGB) used to reproduce the artwork;
  4. whether the artwork prints positive (pos) on a light background or reverses (rev) out of a dark background;
  5. the artwork's digital file format (vector or raster).

Illustration of File Naming Convention

Here is a file name that demonstrates this naming convention: BCID_V_CMYK_pos.eps

Below is a table that lists various digital artwork files. This table shows their use.

Use of Mark File Format Positive
(for light backgrounds)
Reverse
(for dark backgrounds)

CMYK

  • Best for commercial printing.
  • Some raster file formats have a built-in white background. These files won't work on dark backgrounds.
.PDF (vector) yes yes
.EPS (vector) yes yes
.JPG (raster) yes not applicable
.TIF (raster) yes not applicable

GRY

  • Best for greyscale commercial printing or desktop printing.
  • WMF files are great for Microsoft Office software.
  • Some raster file formats have a built-in white background. These files won't work on dark backgrounds.
.PDF (vector) yes yes
.EPS (vector) yes yes
.WMF (vector) yes yes
.TIF (raster) yes not applicable
.PNG (raster) yes yes
.JPG (raster) yes not applicable

Solid

  • Best for black and white or single-colour commercial or desktop printing.
  • These files are great for silkscreening on promotional products.
  • WMF files are great for Microsoft Office software.
  • Some raster file formats have a built-in white background. These files won't work on dark backgrounds.
.PDF (vector) yes yes
.EPS (vector) yes yes
.WMF (vector) yes yes
.TIF (raster) yes not applicable
.PNG (raster) yes yes
.JPG (raster) yes not applicable

RGB

  • These files are best for on-screen video and computer monitors.
  • WMF files are great for Microsoft Office software (like PowerPoint or Word).
  • Some raster file formats have a built-in white background. These files won't work on dark backgrounds.
.PDF (vector) yes yes
.WMF (vector) yes yes
.PNG (raster) yes yes
.JPG (raster) yes not applicable