The Standards Council of Canada, a federal Crown corporation, reports to Parliament through the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry. SCC has a Governing Council, with members appointed by the federal government.  Various committees support the Governing Council. 

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Executive team

The executive team sets and executes our strategic priorities and carries out our day-to-day operations.

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Governing Council

The Governing Council provides oversight to ensure the highest standard of corporate governance practices. It is supported by two standing and two advisory committees. 

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Standing committees

SCC has two standing committees, which were set up to help the Governing Council perform its duties.

Advisory committees

SCC has two advisory committees to ensure that our Governing Council has access to a wide variety of advice, information and viewpoints. 

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Corporate documents

We are committed to good corporate governance. The Annual Report and Corporate Plan Summary are SCC’s key accountability documents. Both are tabled yearly in Parliament.

Public accountability

We report to Parliament and submit regular reports to several government departments in line with schedules and regulations set by legislation and the departments.

National Standards Strategy

National Standards Strategy

The National Standards Strategy identifies the priorities and sectors that Canada’s standards system should focus on over the next decade.