What's in a font?

Last month, the federal government asked Ottawa native Raymond Larabie to design a unified font that could support English, French and indigenous languages.

The result: the Canada 150 typeface.

Canada 150 typeface

Canadian typeface designer Raymond Larabie created Canada 150. (Government of Canada)

Today on Radio Active, we speak with Larabie about how he came up with the font and what makes it particularly Canadian.

And we're talking about your favourite fonts (or least favourite ... we're looking at you, Comic Sans) — and why it is you like or dislike certain typefaces. Do you even notice fonts?

Let us know: