What are standards?
Learn how standards are created and find out how their use benefits businesses, consumers, employees, and society as a whole.
Find or buy standards
Find and purchase the National Standards of Canada and International Standards for use in your organization.
Participate in standards development
Help create new standards and influence updates to existing standards by becoming a technical committee member or commenting on draft standards.
Stay informed of changing standards
Access Notices of Intent to access notifications of work on new standards by standards development organizations.
What is accreditation?
Find out what accreditation is, how it can benefit your business, and what it means to you as a purchaser of goods and services.
Get accredited or certified
Review the steps to accreditation or start your application now.
Find an accredited body
Want to be sure a business complies with standards? Find accredited labs, certification bodies, etc.
Access important accreditation documents
Access accreditation requirements, notices and bulletins. Stay informed of changes.