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About Us

Welcome to GS1 Canada!

We are a member of GS1 the world’s leading supply chain standards organization.

As a neutral, not-for-profit organization, GS1 Canada enables its more than 20,000 subscribers – organizations of all sizes from more than 20 sectors across Canada – to enhance their efficiency and cost effectiveness by adopting electronic supply chain best practices.


Mission and Vision

At GS1 Canada, our vision is a world where things and related information move efficiently and securely for the benefit of businesses and improvement of people's lives, every day, everywhere.

Our mission is to be the neutral leader, representing Canadian businesses and enabling communities to develop and implement global standards. We work with industry, providing the tools, trust and confidence needed to achieve our vision.

What We Do
  • We develop standards that improve the way that business is conducted and allow Canadian businesses to compete on a global scale.
  • We deliver implementation services that enable businesses to implement standards to achieve supply chain efficiency.
  • We educate industry on how to incorporate collaborative commerce tools and processes into their businesses through seminars, conferences, and published guides and standards.
Who We Represent

As a user-driven and governed organization, our subscriber base includes organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries and sectors located across Canada and around the world.

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Awards and Honours

At GS1 Canada, we are the proud recipients of a number of prestigious awards in recognition of our continued efforts in improving industry through innovative technology and services.

We also proudly honour organizations who have made an important impact to industry by giving out our own industry awards.

Our Boards

GS1 Canada’s Board of Governors and five Sector Boards are comprised of industry leaders who are committed to the voluntary adoption of GS1 standards and who work with us in the development of standards-based, industry-wide non-proprietary solutions that benefit industry as a whole.