Founded in 1994, Edmonton, AB, Canada

We help good people do good work

Yellow Pencil works with cities, public agencies, universities, and regional governments. We’re a team of sixty digital professionals working coast to coast to coast across Canada since 1996.

Our specialties are:

  • Web design, content strategy and development
  • Service design and digital strategy
  • Automated communications including digital assistants
  • Cloud hosting and managed services

We modernize content operations

Our culture has become digital, and our clients are becoming digital in the way they communicate. Our work ensures that everyone gets what they need, when they need it, through their channel of choice.

Our clients include:

Alberta Foundation for the Arts AGLC Alberta Government Alberta Teachers' Association Alberta University of the Arts AUPE Capilano University City of Edmonton EPCOR Ontario Trillium Foundation City of Surrey City of Toronto Translink Wharton School Wyth

Past clients

  • Alberta College of Art and Design
  • Agriculture Financial Services Corporation
  • Alberta College of Pharmacists
  • Alberta Foundation for the Arts
  • Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Alberta Heritage Division
  • Alberta Medical Association
  • Alberta School Employees Benefits Program
  • Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
  • American Productivity & Quality Centre
  • Athabasca University
  • BC Housing
  • BC Transit
  • Berkeley College
  • Business Link
  • Canadian Science & Technology Museum
  • City of Edmonton
  • City of Leduc
  • City of Mississauga
  • City of Red Deer
  • City of Surrey
  • Columbia Basin Trust
  • Concordia University College
  • Edmonton Airports
  • Edmonton Public Libraries
  • Federal Reserve Board
  • Fiserv
  • Fountain Tire
  • Global Transportation Hub
  • Government of Alberta
  • Home Depot
  • Investors Group
  • Library of Parliament
  • London Drugs
  • Mackenzie Financial
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Strathcona County
  • Surrey Libraries
  • Trimac Transportation
  • Wharton School
  • Yukon Government

See the impact of our work

Our product suite powers digital government

We’ve created OnPoint Suite, products that bring the best open source software for information and service delivery to you, powered by the Google Cloud Platform. Take a look at how we’ve supercharged the Apache Solr search platform and Drupal content management system.

Explore OnPoint Suite

Our team improves digital spaces for everyone

We’re a remote team of collaborators who work together to increase equity, security, usability, and accessibility of the systems that citizens use to access information and services. If this sounds like work you’d like to do, we’d like to meet you.

Learn more about our team

The 311 Podcast

Host Paul Bellows explores the stories, challenges and opportunities of digital government, in conversation with the people making it happen. Check out the 311 Podcast on BuzzSprout, or find us on your favourite podcasting platform.