Colours - Canada.ca style
The guidance on colours is mandatory on all pages.
The default background colour for Canada.ca is white (#FFF).
While you may use another background colour for specific portions of the page, ensure that the majority of the page has a white background. When you use other background colours, ensure sufficient contrast with text to meet WCAG success criterion 1.4.6: Contrast (Enhanced) (Level AAA).
The text colour for Canada.ca is dark grey (#333).
Always use the following colours for links:
- default link: #2b4380
- selected link (on hover or focus): #0535d2
- visited link: #7834bc
Only use these colours as accent colours:
- main accent colour: #26374A
- form error or required element indicator: #d3080c
- selected element (in service initiation templates): #333
Alert and information messages have additional colours. Consult the contextual alerts pattern.
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