Measurement Canada

Measurement Canada is an agency of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. It is responsible for ensuring accuracy in the selling of measured goods, developing and enforcing the laws related to measurement accuracy, approving and inspecting measuring devices and investigating complaints of suspected inaccurate measurement.

Services and information

Submitting inspection results

Online Reporting Application (ORA) login page and resources for using ORA.

Laws and requirements

Legal obligations related to measurement accuracy in trade.

File a measurement-related complaint

Reporting suspected inaccurate measurement taken as part of a trade transaction.

Selling measured goods

Responsibilities of measuring device owners who sell measured goods, guidance and reporting requirements.

Type approval

Type approval application form, application requirements and notice of approval database.

Buying measured goods

Learn about buying measured goods such as firewood, gasoline, propane, produce from farmers' markets and electricity

Calibration of standards

Calibration request form, shipping requirements, testing parameters and costs for getting standards calibrated.

Find an authorized service provider

Find a professional to inspect your scales, meters, gas pumps, etc.

Stay informed

Subscribe to email updates and view recently updated documents.

Selling electricity or gas

Register to sell electricity or gas (excluding gasoline) and find registered electricity and gas contractors.

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