Conformity Assessment in Canada: Understanding the Value and Implications for Internal Trade

Lead author: Diane Liao       Year: 2018      

ISO R&I Team Summary

This publication explain the conformity assessment process, provides an overview of the conformity assessment industry in Canada and discussess conformity assessment as a technical barrier to trade. Implications of the misalignment of regulations and conformity assessment practices across Canada are outlined.


Publication Abstract

This report provides a broad overview of the conformity assessment system, what it is, how it operates, its social and economic importance to Canada, and the implications for internal trade.


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  • Publication type:

    • Member publication
  • Other authors:

    • Diane Liao
    • Zoe Gray
    • Michellle Parkouda
  • Countries:

    • Canada