Centre for the Study of Gender, Social Inequities and Mental Health site launch

June 22, 2010 Posted by Elaine in Branding, Clients

We launched our latest site for the Centre for the Study of Gender, Social Inequities and Mental Health last week to coincide with the Centre’s launch at Simon Fraser University. For the next five years, the Centre will be doing global research on how its three main areas of concern overlap to shape our lives and health. One overall aim is to inform the development of policy for governments everywhere to target populations in need with appropriate services. More...

On to Ottawa Trek anniversary commemorated

June 10, 2010 Posted by Kris in Clients

Today CRAB Park in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is a rare patch of quiet waterfront greenspace. 75 years ago, it was the launching site of the famous Depression-era protest, the On to Ottawa Trek. Twelve hundred unemployed workers clambered on to boxcars to travel to Ottawa demanding “work and wages.” They made it to Regina, where attacks by police ended the rolling protest, though not the struggle. Many historians consider the Trek and the "Regina Riot" a turning point in the fight for social justice in Canada. More...

Working Design clients win Labour Media awards

June 8, 2010 Posted by Elaine in Clients

Each year,  CALM (the Canadian Association of Labour Media) recognizes and celebrates Canadian union publications, ads and campaigns as well as websites in their annual awards. Working Design projects have consistently been winning  CALM prizes for almost 20 years. This year's kudos include "Best Overall Publication" for the Hospital Employees' Union "Guardian", a magazine that Working Design has been involved with since 1990 when we did the first of two overall redesigns. More...