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CHAPTER 13: FOOP x RARE - Video Ep. 1

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CHAPTER 13: FOOP x RARE - Video Ep. 1

Our very first RARE Encounter video! Tam chats with Bill and Dylan from the Friends of Ojibway Prairie (FOOP) and find out about what makes the Ojibway Prairie Complex so unique to our region.

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CHAPTER 12: WINDSOR: Decoded

CHAPTER 12: WINDSOR: Decoded

Collaborators: Sydney Taylor, Tribal Printing Project: WINDSOR Neighbourhoodie/Communi-tee At RARE, we geek out on telling stories through our apparel. If you've met us at one of our pop-ups, you'll know that we love sharing that story with you.  It is no different with our WINDSOR design. Aside from being minimalistically dope, if you have a close look at the design, you may notice some familiar areas. This design celebrates some of the many neighbourhoods in our area that make Windsor great! However, in true RARE fashion (no pun intended), we had to take this design one step further. You will...

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CHAPTER 11: ADLxFuture Proof: The Future is Bright...

CHAPTER 11: ADLxFuture Proof: The Future is Bright...

Collaborators: The ADL Scholarship, Gregory Edwards, Tribal Printing Project: Future Proof "Writing Tools" Tee When we started RARE, one of our goals was to create a design that post-secondary students would love. We wanted to create a design that was not only exceptionally dope, but benefited post-secondary initiatives. At the time, we weren't ready to take on this project yet. So we filed it in the "revisit later" pile...  About the ADL Scholarship Well, later came sooner when we were contacted by another local up-and-comer Cierra Bray (Founder of CGal Media & YQG Talks) about a collabo opportunity with her good friend Cessidia De Biasio. Cessidia...

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Chapter 10: FORD CITY A True Underdog Story...

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Chapter 10: FORD CITY A True Underdog Story...

Collaborators: Sydney Taylor, Tribal Printing Project: Model T Neigbourhoodie/Model Tee Communi-tee Ford Model T assembly line in 1924 - picture from The Windsor Star You can't celebrate Windsor without a Ford City tribute. Windsor's rich automotive roots have helped shape Windsor into what it is today. This is all thanks to the Ford Motor Company and the Model T. In addition to the automotive influence, Ford City has also had a major role in influencing labour regulations in Canada. The Ford strike of 1945 saw 14,000 members of UAW Local 200 take to the picket line for an unprecedented 99...

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Chapter 9: Celebrating the Greatness of Windsor AND Canada

Chapter 9: Celebrating the Greatness of Windsor AND Canada

Collaborators: Sydney Taylor, Tribal Printing, The Great Canadian Flag Project Project: Oh Canada Tee This year marks Canada's 150th as well as Windsor's 125th birthdays. Naturally, we had to come up with something to commemorate this momentous occasion... (enter Oh Canada tee) The story of this design is equal parts celebratory and coincidence. Here's how it all came about: Last year, we identified that one of our main focuses this year would be to incorporate more of a philanthropic aspect to our business. Then along came Peter Hrastovec. We met Peter Hrastovec (the man spearheading the Great Canadian Flag Project (GCFP)) last...

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