Resources for Canadian businesses
Managing your business during COVID-19
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.
As you know, the impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt by individuals and communities around the world. Given the rapidly changing environment, we must all do our part.
Measurement Canada (MC), an agency of the Government of Canada's Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development is taking the next steps to protect the safety of our people and communities by reducing services across our offices effective March 16, 2020. We will continue to work to deliver our legislative mandate, programs and services, while also taking measures to reduce the potential for the spread of COVID-19 and the impacts on our clients and stakeholders. Continue reading...
- Spot the sticker
- Buying firewood
- Selling firewood
- Measuring bulk firewood
- Measuring prepackaged firewood
- Buying propane for your barbecue
- Cash for gold
- Calculate gravity tolerance for scales
- Generate a random sample
- Find a notice of approval
- Find registered electricity and gas contractors
- Scales used for the sale of cannabis products
Services and information
Online Reporting Application (ORA) login page and resources for using ORA
Legal obligations related to measurement accuracy in trade
Report suspected inaccurate measurement taken as part of a trade transaction
Responsibilities of measuring device owners who sell measured goods, reporting requirements
Type approval application form, application requirements and notice of approval database
Buying measured goods such as firewood, gasoline, propane and electricity
Calibration request form, shipping requirements, testing parameters and costs for getting standards calibrated
Find a professional to inspect your scales, meters, gas pumps, etc.
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Register to sell electricity or gas (excluding gasoline) and find registered electricity and gas contractors
What we are doing
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