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A Breath of Fresh Air: How updating indoor air...

This report details the significant cost of poor indoor air quality. Regulators reference air quality standards in regulations to safeguard employees. However, this research demonstrates the benefits that can be realized from...
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Getting Aligned. How Adopting Standards Affects...

This 25-page report, commissioned by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and produced by the Conference Board of Canada, clarifies and confirms the essential role that standards play in Canada’s economic growth and labour...
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Urban Heat Island Mapping Workshop: What We Heard

The effects of urban heat islands pose a threat to Canadians, our infrastructure, and environment. The Standards Council of Canada, alongside four leading organizations from across Canada, hosted a workshop in Fall 2022 to...
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HSO and CSA Group Publish National Long-Term ...

Complementary standards address the need for high-quality services and safer environments The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted long-standing issues in Canada’s long-term care (LTC) sector. In early 2021, Health Standards...
Bridging the Standards Divide: Modernizing Standards Infrastructures in Peru, Colombia, Honduras and the Caribbean Community Secretariat (CARICOM)
This report analyzes and compiles CATRTA beneficiary countries’ needs in the areas of standards, conformity assessment and technical barriers to trade (TBT), identified during the CIDA funded workshop/roundtable held from May...
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Guide for Integrating Climate Change Adaptation...

The long-term impacts of climate change are expected to intensify in the future. With Canada’s average temperature warming at twice the global rate, recognizing impacts like the increasing occurrence of extreme weather...
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Standards development courses

Our courses on standards development help deepen knowledge to effectively use standards and participate in their shaping their future. These courses are designed to give SCC members, and any professional interested in standards, the tools to get involved...
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National Standards Strategy

The National Standards Strategy is a comprehensive strategy that explores new thinking and new priorities and engages with new stakeholders in the standards network. It considers the current geopolitical environment, national...