Senate of Canada

Best Practices for Videoconferencing · Case Study

Tips and tricks videos that viewers can refer to, before presenting themselves at a virtual meeting.

White Apple earbuds
Black headphones with a built-in microphone
White Apple earbuds with a built-in microphone
Still frame of the devices used while videoconferencing: Headset, desktop, laptop, and webcam

Best Practices for Videoconferencing Devices

Still frame of the restrictions followed while videoconferencing: No recording, no copying, and no screen capturing

Best Practices for Videoconferencing Restrictions


Front & Centre · Case Study

A series that was created, in order to document the restoration of Canada's historical buildings.

Screenshot of a house in the woods with the word, flavours, over top of it
Screenshot of an After Effects template with a circular, orange M icon, and the words, SIMPLE LOGO your tag line here, undernearth it
Screenshot of an After Effects template with the word, INTRO, masking the video behind it
eNewsletter banner with the words, FRONT & CENTRE SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE ON LONG TERM VISION AND PLAN, and a grid background with a line drawing of the Peace Tower and a crane

Front & Centre eNewsletter Banner

Two logo ideas, one with a detailed illustration of Centre Block with a circular, black background, and another with an illustration of Centre Block with a circular, red background and the words, FRONT & CENTRE, below it
Screenshot of a construction worker with a grid overlay in the bottom, right corner of the frame

Front & Centre Frame 1

Screenshot of a construction worker with a grid overlay and a colourful square transition in the bottom, right corner of the frame

Front & Centre Frame 2

Screenshot of a construction worker with a grid overlay and a line drawing of the Peace Tower with the words, FRONT & CENTRE, in the bottom, right corner of the frame

Front & Centre Frame 3

Screenshot of a construction worker with a faded grid overlay and a line drawing of the Peace Tower with the words, FRONT & CENTRE, in the bottom, right corner of the frame

Front & Centre Frame 4

Instagram slide with a red picture of the chandeliers and the words, REMOVAL OF THE Senate Chandeliers, below it

Front & Centre Slide 1

Instagram slide with a turquoise picture of the size comparison, between a person and a chandelier, and the words, Since 1926, the Senate Chamber in Centre Block on Parliament Hill has been home to two enormous bronze and cast-iron chandeliers, above it with triangle details

Front & Centre Slide 2

Instagram slide with a purple picture of construction workers dissembling the chandeliers, and the words, Nearly a century after their installation, the custom-designed chandeliers had to be removed from Centre Block while the building undergoes major renovations, below it with triangle details

Front & Centre Slide 3

Instagram slide with a blue picture of a man awaiting a crane carrying a piece of a chandelier, and the words, It was no easy task, Swipe up to find out how workers pulled it off, below it with triangle details

Front & Centre Slide 4


Half-masting Explained · Case Study

The purpose of this video was to explain the significance and the symbolism behind this tradition on Parliament Hill.

Screenshot of an animated American flag with the year 1950 below it by Tsuriel
Screenshot of an animated and simplified sailboat by Manu Correa Soto
Screenshot of an illustrated street with tall buildings along it, at night by Cody Muir
Sketches of a flag lowering and a box with a cross being pushed into the sea that will turn into outer space
Sketches of North America zooming into historial buildings and the Peace Tower
Sketches of the Canadian flag lowering and fading to black
Illustrations of the Canadian flag lowering and revealing the words, HALF-MASTING EXPLAINED, while fading into a sea where a ship appears
Illustrations of the sea turning into outer space with Earth and symbolic coins fading in
Illustrations of symbolic coins flipping over and revealing other symbols: Monarch, governor general, prime minister, senators, and members of Parliament
Illustrations of the Peace Tower's clock's hands turning and the camera rising towards the Canadian flag, at the top of the tower
Illustrations of the Canadian flag fading to black
Monarch's symbol is a gold and red crown decorated with jewels
Governor General's symbol is a lion wearing a crown and holding a leaf
Prime Minister's symbol consists of four maple leaves in a circle with their stems touching
Senators' symbol is their crest
Members of Parliament's symbol is the House of Commons' crest
Peace Tower's clock

Holidays · Reel

A video compilation of the holiday motion tiles that I created over the year.


Listicle · Case Study

Digital and printable activities that were designed for those who were interested in learning about the Senate of Canada over the holidays.

Winterlude logo cropped out of their banner
Screenshot of devices displaying the Senate's Virtual Tour
Illustration of Snowy the snowy owl who is the mascot for the Listicle
List of the items that are hidden on the second page of the I SPY IN THE Senate of Canada Building: Senate mace, senator pin, nutcracker, gavel, snowflake, poinsettia, snowman, black rod, #SenCA, and the Peace Tower

Listicle I Spy Page 1

Photo of the entrance of the new Senate of Canada Building with the hidden items

Listicle I Spy Page 2

Photo of Parliament Hill in winter time with the words, SENATE 101 Holiday EDITION, on a red overlay

Listicle Kahoot! Cover

Photo of different coloured holiday lights

Listicle Kahoot! Q1

Photo of Parliament Hill in winter time

Listicle Kahoot! Q2

Illustration of red chairs

Listicle Kahoot! Q5

Photo of a person cross-country skiing

Listicle Kahoot! Q6

Little girl placing a carrot nose on a snowman

Listicle Kahoot! Q7

Sculpture of Cairine Wilson, the first female senator, in front of a poinsettia flower background

Listicle Kahoot! Q17

Photo of a person making a heart shape with their gloves, around the Peace Tower's clock face

Listicle Kahoot! Q19

Photo of the entrance of the new Senate of Canada Building

Listicle Kahoot! Q20

Screenshot of the Kahoot! web page with the holiday theme

Listicle Kahoot! Webpage

Page 1 of the Scavenger Hunt instructions

Listicle Scavenger Hunt Page 1

Page 2 of the Scavenger Hunt instructions

Listicle Scavenger Hunt Page 2

Page 3 of the Scavenger Hunt instructions

Listicle Scavenger Hunt Page 3

Page 4 of the Scavenger Hunt instructions

Listicle Scavenger Hunt Page 4

Screenshot of the Senate of Canada web page with the holiday games: Scavenger Hunt, SENATE 101 Holiday EDITION, I Spy, and Word Search

Listicle SENgage Activities Webpage


Professional Development · Exercises

Voluntary projects that were designed to help improve our technical skills.

Screenshot of Claire from Bon Appétit, reading the ingredients list
Illustration of a hand drawing the words, STAY HOME GET CREATIVE
Mockup of illustrated sign language hands and letters by Roxana Goncerzewicz
Portrait of Jen wearing a yellow and white stripped apron, and pertending to read an ingredients list

Professional Development Creativity Portrait

Stock image of a clean, cream coloured kitchen

Professional Development Creativity Kitchen

Portrait of Jen photoshopped into a stock image of a kitchen with creative words surrounding her

Professional Development Creativity Still Frame

Picture of the letter R in sign language

Professional Development Colour Idiom Letter "R"

Picture of the letter E in sign language

Professional Development Colour Idiom Letter "E"

Picture of the letter D in sign language

Professional Development Colour Idiom Letter "D"

Illustration of the sign language hands over the words, CAUGHT RED HANDED, in red and blue

Professional Development Colour Idiom Final

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