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Dec 06, 2017, 09:15 ET Standards Council of Canada accredits ULC as an Inspection Body for field evaluations of gas-fired appliances & equipment

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) has named Underwriters Laboratories of Canada Inc. (ULC) as an accredited Inspection Body (IB) for performing Field Evaluations (FE) of Gas-fired Appliances &...


Jun 11, 2015, 08:30 ET New SCC service helps Canadians shape the standards of tomorrow

OTTAWA, June 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) today announced easy online access for Canadians to provide input into the development of international standards. By...


May 11, 2015, 11:00 ET Canada and Mexico sign important agreement to promote harmonization of standards

OTTAWA, May 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the Ministry of Economy of the United Mexican States (ME) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...


May 07, 2015, 11:00 ET Canada-U.S. Standards Harmonization: Collaborating to Enhance Benefits for Business and Consumers

OTTAWA, May 7, 2015 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to boost North American trade...


May 04, 2015, 17:27 ET How close is too close? - Standards Council of Canada announces new national standard related to storing and manufacturing explosives

OTTAWA, May 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ) today announced the publication of a new National Standard of Canada (NSC) that will...


Apr 01, 2015, 12:33 ET Building resilient infrastructure in a changing climate

OTTAWA, April 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ) today announced their involvement in developing a new National Standard of Canada...


Mar 30, 2015, 12:19 ET Standards Council of Canada announces first joint Canada-U.S. standard for plumbing and heating sector

OTTAWA, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and ULC Standards are pleased to announce the development of a Joint National Standard for balloon-type ball backwater valves. The ...


Feb 12, 2015, 13:56 ET Standards Council of Canada approves national standard to address impact of climate change on Northern community drainage systems

OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and CSA Group today announced the publication of a new National Standard of Canada (NSC) that will help Canada's North design and...


Jan 08, 2015, 16:44 ET Standards Council of Canada approves two new national standards to help address the effects of climate change on Canada's North

OTTAWA, Jan. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and CSA Group today announced the publication of two new National Standards of Canada (NSC) that will help manage increased risk to...


Sep 22, 2014, 15:44 ET Standards Council of Canada approves new national standard to help address the effects of climate change on Canada's North

Download Inuktitut version of this news release OTTAWA, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and CSA Group are pleased to announce the publication of a new National Standard...


Jul 15, 2014, 11:49 ET SCC and UL broaden sale of standards in Canada

OTTAWA, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with Underwriters Laboratories (UL), granting the organization non-exclusive...


Jun 04, 2014, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Energy experts do discuss importance of accreditation and standards to energy sector at World Accreditation Day event

OTTAWA, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - WHEN Monday, June 9, 2014, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. (local time) WHAT Through a keynote presentation and panel discussion, energy experts will discuss how accreditation and...


May 26, 2014, 06:00 ET Energy experts to speak at Canada's June 9th World Accreditation Day

OTTAWA, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Leading experts in the field of energy provision, accreditation and certification are confirmed to speak at the Standards Council of Canada's World Accreditation Day 2014 ...


Mar 10, 2014, 08:26 ET SCC, Canadian Hoisting and Rigging Safety Council delivering standardization solutions for industry challenges

OTTAWA, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC), working with the Canadian Hoisting and Rigging Safety Council (CHRSC), is leading a new project that will dig into the roots of a ...


Jan 28, 2014, 10:25 ET Balloon-type ball backwater valve selected as Plumbing/Heating product area for Joint Canada-U.S. Standards pilot project

OTTAWA, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is pleased to announce the selection of the balloon-type ball backwater valve as the product topic for the plumbing/heating sector...


Jan 16, 2014, 14:57 ET SCC accredits AHRI to develop National Standards of Canada

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is pleased to announce that the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has been accredited by SCC to develop ...


Nov 06, 2013, 13:16 ET SCC and CSA Group to broaden sale of standards in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with CSA Group, granting CSA non-exclusive rights to distribute International...


Sep 25, 2013, 07:00 ET SCC CEO appointed to international position as ISO Vice President (Policy)

OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Kathy Milsom, Chair of the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), is pleased to announce that John Walter, SCC's Chief Executive Officer, has been appointed as incoming...


Sep 16, 2013, 12:20 ET Event speakers confirmed for SCC's World Standards Day 2013

OTTAWA, Sept. 16, 2013 /CNW/ — The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) has confirmed a dynamic lineup of speakers for its annual World Standards Day (WSD) October event. Under the global theme,...


Aug 06, 2013, 17:18 ET SCC now funding standards that support Government of Canada priorities

OTTAWA, Aug. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) has begun funding the review and update of critical technical standards maintained by SCC-accredited standards development...


Jul 30, 2013, 10:18 ET SCC and ANSI Launch Pilot Project for Joint Canada-U.S. Standards on Plumbing, Heating, and Electrotechnology

OTTAWA, July 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) are pleased to announce the launch of a set of pilot projects that will...


Jun 03, 2013, 16:59 ET Alberta Recognizes First SCC-Accredited Gas-Fired Appliance and Equipment Inspection Body

OTTAWA, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - For the first time, the Government of Alberta has formally recognized the first Standards Council of Canada (SCC)-accredited gas-fired appliance and equipment inspection...


Mar 14, 2013, 11:32 ET SCC to initiate Smart Grid Roadmap implementation

OTTAWA, March 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian smart grid standardization efforts are gaining momentum with the formation of a national advisory committee. The Canadian Smart Grid Standards Roadmap,...


Mar 13, 2013, 16:20 ET SCC and Accreditation Canada join forces to offer health care and medical laboratory communities accreditation to ISO15189

OTTAWA, March 13, 2013 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and Accreditation Canada are pleased to announce that they will offer Canada's health care and medical laboratory communities...


Mar 12, 2013, 15:21 ET Driving Electric Vehicle Safety Training Solutions for Canadian First Responders

OTTAWA, March 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is pleased to announce that it is working on behalf of the Government of Canada to address a gap in electric vehicle safety...