Used by: Government of Canada
Used from: 1975-1976
Designer: Frank Mayrs and Ian MacLeod
The symbol was designed to identify Canadian participation in the United States Bicentennial celebrations.
The symbol combines an outline version of the maple leaf that appears on the National Flag of Canada, together with the figures “76” rendered in red, white and blue stripes.
The full-colour version of the symbol in red and blue was always printed on a white background.
FIP red was the red specified for the symbol.
For the Canada Bicentennial Symbol, notice was given by the Registrar of the Trade Marks (Under section 9 of the Trade-Marks Act) of the adoption and use of the symbol by Department of External Affairs.
The United States Bicentennial logo (American Revolution logo) was registered in Canada under the following application.
Application number: 0970724
Type: Design Mark
Category: Prohibited Mark; Official Mark