Canada 150: we stand on guard for what?
Logo to celebrate 150 years from the Confederation of 1867Canada on July 1, 2017 celebrates its 150th birthday. Words from Canada’s National Anthem state that, “From far and wide, O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.” But what exactly are standing on guard for and celebrating 150 years after the Confederation of 1867?A new logo has been created to mark the occasion. The artist, Ariana Cuvin who designed it describes it this way:The logo is composed of a series of diamonds, or “celebratory gems”, arranged in the shape of the iconic maple leaf. The four diamonds at the base represent the four original