These are the Alberta.ca website brand colours. We use these colours throughout the website to guide the eye and highlight the important information such as the title page and lead.
- Dark: #005072
- Default: #0081A2
Clickable objects colours
Use these colours only for hyperlinks such as links and button elements.
- Default: #0070C4
- Hover: #004F84
- Focus/active: #FEBA35
Use neutral grays for text, background colour, dividers and borders.
- Text: #333333
- Dividers and borders: #DCDCDC
- Light background: #F1F1F1
Apply the following colours exclusively for global notification banners, alert or callout boxes.
- Critical: #333333
- Emergency/error: #FC1921
- Caution: #FEBA35
- Important information: #005DAA
- Important date/success: #00853F
Contrast and accessibility
In accordance with WCAG 2.0 standards, in order to maintain a contrast ratio of 4.5 for all text sizes, the following rules apply:
- All of the brand colour backgrounds are accessible with white text.
- All of the light colour backgrounds are accessible with dark text.
- Interactive colour text is accessible on white or light backgrounds.
- Links must be white on primary or dark backgrounds.
- All text on status backgrounds with the exception of yellow (dark) must also be white.
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