Measurement Canada is an agency of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. It is responsible for ensuring accuracy in the selling of measured goods, developing and enforcing the laws related to measurement accuracy, approving and inspecting measuring devices and investigating complaints of suspected inaccurate measurement.
Services and information
Information on how to file a complaint if you think you have received an inaccurate measurement when buying gasoline, food sold by weight, firewood, a pint of beer, propane for your BBQ, electricity or natural gas, etc.
Understand your legal obligations related to measurement accuracy.
Apply for a device type approval, view shipping requirements, and consult the notice of approval database.
Request to have your standards or measuring apparatus calibrated by Measurement Canada.
Locate an authorized service provider to inspect your scales, electricity and natural gas meters, gas pumps or other measuring devices.
Apply to become registered to sell electricity or natural gas.
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