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Prepping Your Signage for Fall & Winter

The dreaded ‘W’ word. We know. The leaves are barely changing colour, and here we are talking about winter. Part of being a business owner is planning. Your signage is a significant investment you’ve made, so we want to help keep it looking the very best. Having it professionally cleaned and maintained before the snow [...]

2019-09-15T04:59:59+00:00September 15th, 2019|general, News|

Your Long-Lost Friend, Traditional Signage

Digital signage is the huge focus of our industry. While that is great, and digital options have opened up a world of new opportunities for companies and business owners, traditional signage still holds incredible value. If you’re looking to freshen up your brand or your brick and mortar location, traditional signage options can help. Here [...]

2019-09-03T01:48:55+00:00September 3rd, 2019|general, News|

Westcan Wins the CBRE Outstanding Contribution Award

Last week, Kelsie Lewis, Account Manager for our CBRE account, and Regional Operations Manager, Jen Hofman flew out to Toronto to accept an award for Outstanding Contributions in 2018 on behalf of Suncor. The award was based on overall achievement in many different categories, such as Safety, KPI reporting, Customer service & Innovation. What that means is: Westcan is [...]

2019-05-22T22:00:09+00:00May 22nd, 2019|general, News|

Why Should You Wrap Your Vehicle?

If you run a business, big or small, vehicle wrapping can be an inexpensive method of 24-7 advertising. Any business owner knows how important brand awareness is, and if you have a beautifully-designed brand, wrapping your vehicle will definitely benefit your business and the inquires you receive. At Westcan, we wrap all of our trucks. [...]

2019-03-07T19:59:17+00:00March 7th, 2019|general, News|

Choosing the Right Signage for Your Business

Signage for your business, big or small, is an integral part of your overall business strategy. Aside from advertising, a sign that provides context for your business allows for passers-by to know your business exists and what it’s about. Your signage has to make a solid first impression, so if people are ever in need [...]

2019-02-19T02:24:53+00:00February 19th, 2019|general, News|

Signage Trends to Pay Attention to This Year

New trends are always emerging in our industry, and some of these came to be in 2018, but they are continuing to make an impact into 2019. Usually signage is the first impression a business makes on a potential customer, so it’s beneficial to make a lasting impact.   The Capability to Display Content that [...]

2019-02-06T16:38:52+00:00February 6th, 2019|general, News|

How Can Digital Signage Change the Retail Experience?

A lot of businesses opt for digital signage in their retail spaces, and for good reason. There are many strategies you can adopt for having digital signage in locations where customers come in direct contact. First and foremost, digital signage can be a great method of advertising. You can play advertisements, videos of promotions or [...]

2018-09-24T16:46:56+00:00September 24th, 2018|general|

How Can You Make the Biggest Impact at a Pop-up Event?

Pop-up events are a huge trend and they’re not going away anytime soon. With summer comes local businesses popping up tents and booths in summer markets, events and festivals. In Calgary, we see the Lilac Festival, the Inglewood Night Market and several other markets around the city all summer long. One way for businesses to [...]

2018-09-10T02:26:25+00:00September 10th, 2018|general, News|

Westcan Lighting is Expanding!

Westcan is excited to announce that we have expanded east to Saskatchewan! We’ve opened the doors to our branch in Saskatoon, and we have plans to launch in Regina in the near future. Westcan is proud to offer full design and manufacture services from our 70,000 square foot facility in Calgary, Alberta and service/installation throughout [...]

2018-09-04T17:21:37+00:00September 4th, 2018|general, News, Uncategorized|