In 1966 Stuart Ash of Gottschalk + Ash designed the keen Canadian Confederation Centennial logomark, a maple leaf comprised of 11 equilateral triangles to represent the 10 Canadian provinces and the territories. It was used to celebrate Canada’s big birthday across all collateral and commemorative pieces in 1967.   With Canada’s 150′s approaching, the government, showing zero faith or appreciation for Canadian designers (or design in general for that matter), held a contest, spent $40,000 testing, and later presented the following five (completely embarrassing) logos.   Canadians, usually polite, have not been so much. Media including CBC and Huffington Post have all chimed in.  As well as design blog Brand New. Then this happened. Halifax-born graphic designer Ibraheem Youssef saw the angry response to the proposed logos he…