Common Look and Feel

The Government of Canada is rolling out a Common Look and Feel for all of their websites. While in theory, this is may be a good idea, I’m not sure I’m a fan of it. StatCan has started changing their site and while it has always been in need of work, I think this might be a step backward. I admit, I haven’t spent much time on the site to completely flush it out yet, but I am disappointed. The site search used to highlight the type of information, and it still does, but it seems more clunky. Maybe it’s just me, maybe I had just gotten used to the previous site. I will give it a shot but I’m not holding my breath. Take a look and see what you think.


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One Response to Common Look and Feel

  1. Mike Gifford says:

    Looks better to me. I think that CLF 2.0 is more streamlined than CLF1.0 and offers a bunch of advantages for accessibility issues.

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