Learn about Canadian and international standards that can be used in your business.

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Canadian General Standards Board

Standards development, management systems programs, certification and qualification programs.

Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Standard

Access the national Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) standard.

Workplace 2.0 Fit-up Standards

These Fit-up Standards outline Workplace 2.0 characteristics that include open, flexible and dynamic workspaces, which allow for innovative designs and better use of space.

Standards Council of Canada

Participate in standards development, obtain standards, find a certification body and learn about accreditation.

Get notified of new or updated standards

Register for automatic updates when a Canadian or international standard is released or updated in a field of interest to you.

Search standards

Search standards published under the Standards Council of Canada accreditation.

Certification of products and services

Find a nationally accredited organization that can certify your product or service.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Access international standards used by 162 ISO member countries.

Employment standards

Find out about your obligations related to wages, vacation and other leave, statutory holidays, hours of work and overtime.

Measurement standards calibration

Learn about Measurement Canada's calibration and certification of electricity, gas flow, gas pressure, fluid volume, mass (weight and length) and thermometry measurement standards. The laboratories calibrate local and reference standards used by Measurement Canada inspectors and Authorized Service Providers.

Selling measured goods

It's your business to get measurement right. Learn about your legal obligations for ensuring accuracy in the measured goods that you sell.

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