Standards Council of Canada


Consumers and standardization

Consumers and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) ensure that societal concerns such as the environment, health, safety and privacy are taken into account. They bring the human element to the development of standards and standardization strategies, ensuring that the needs of Canadians play a role in how standards are developed and applied.

Benefits of standardization for consumers

Learn how standards contribute to a better quality of life for Canadian consumers, from safer products and services to greater purchasing power.

Role of consumers in standardization

Find out how consumers and non-governmental organizations can contribute to the development of standards that meet the needs of Canadians.

How consumers can get involved

Learn about the different ways you can influence standards that are of interest to you, your family or your organization.

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