GS1 Canada GS1 Canada
 
Contact us to learn more about GS1 Canada 1.800.567.7084

Contact us to learn
more about GS1 Canada
1.800.567.7084
or Email Us

GS1 Canada Logo links home
Français  |  View our Twitter feed. Visit our YouTube channel.

Press Releases 2011


  • December 9, 2011
    GS1 Launches New Privacy Tool for RFID
    Toronto, Ontario, December 9, 2011 – Global supply chain standards organization GS1 Canada today announced the availability of a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Tool that companies can use to perform privacy risk assessments on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology and Electronic Product Code (EPC) implementations.
     
  • December 8, 2011
    GS1 Canada applauds border deal
    Toronto, ON, December 8, 2011- Global supply chain standards organization GS1 Canada applauds the Harper Government for yesterday’s announcement of the Canada-U.S. Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness Action Plan and is recommending the use of GS1 bar codes and registries to enhance product movement and visibility at the border.
     
  • October 19, 2011
    Nutrition information at your fingertips – eatwise.ca
    Toronto, ON, October 18, 2011 - Dietitians of Canada and GS1 Canada have teamed up to make it easier for Canadians to get the nutrition facts on the foods they eat.
     
  • September 28, 2011
    Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and their vendors advance VICS Item Level RFID initiative
    CINCINNATI, Ohio, September 28, 2011 – Macy’s, Inc. today announced that its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores are adopting RFID (radio frequency identification) technology on an accelerated timeline to more precisely manage item-level merchandise inventories.
     
  • September 19, 2011
    GS1 Canada Presenting at Upcoming Stewardship Conference
    To support the success of new and existing stewardship efforts in Canada, GS1 Canada’s Antonella Candido, Senior Director, Product Development will address the upcoming 2011 Conference on Canadian Stewardship.
     
  • August 23, 2011
    GS1 Canada Announces New Vice President of Pharmacy
    GS1 Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Doris Nessim as Vice President, Pharmacy, Patient Safety and e-Health.
     
  • July 27, 2011
    Retail Council of Canada Joins VICS Item Level RFID Initiative
    LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ & TORONTO – The Retail Council of Canada (RCC), Canada’s largest trade association for retail merchants, today announced it is supporting the VICS Item Level RFID Initiative (VILRI),
     
  • June 29, 2011
    Healthcare Sector Moves to Reduce Duplication and Waste in Administrative Processes
    To improve the efficiency of clinical operations and procurement processes across the Canadian healthcare system, global standards body GS1 Canada has released Healthcare Product Description Standardization Guidelines for product short descriptions for medical/surgical products.
     
  • May 24, 2011
    GS1 Canada Announces Key Board Appointment
    GS1 Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Lesley Smith as co-chair of its General Merchandise, Apparel and Hardlines Sector Board: Lesley Smith - Vice President, Logistics, Walmart Canada Corp.
     
  • May 16, 2011
    GS1 Canada Announces New Chair of Board of Governors
    GS1 Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Chair of its Board of Governors (BOG): Domenic Pilla, President, McKesson Canada.
     
  • May 16, 2011
    GS1 Canada Announces Key Board Appointment
    GS1 Canada is pleased to announce the following appointment to its Board of Governors: Margaret Hudson, President, Burnbrae Farms Ltd.
     
  • May 10, 2011
    Value of Canadian Healthcare Product Registry Confirmed at HSCN Conference
    The Canadian healthcare community needs a single source for sharing accurate, standardized product information between suppliers and providers.
     
  • May 2, 2011
    Canadian Healthcare Product Registry to Help Patient Safety, Reduce Health System Costs
    Senior representatives of the Canadian healthcare sector have finalized plans for the launch of the most comprehensive registry of healthcare product data of its kind in Canada.
     
  • April 20, 2011
    Join GS1 Canada at 2011 HSCN Conference
    The Canadian healthcare sector has collaborated to create the Canadian Healthcare Product Registry (CHPR): the most comprehensive registry of healthcare product data of its kind in Canada.
     
  • April 14, 2011
    GS1 welcomes European Commission endorsement of new industry privacy framework
    GS1 and Neelie Kroes, the Commission Vice-President in charge of the Digital Agenda, today signed the new Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Framework for RFID applications at a ceremony in Brussels. Signatories to the PIA Framework also include the main European associations representing the retail industry as well as some of the leading companies that will deploy RFID in Europe.