GS1 Canada

GS1 Canada Coming Enhancements

To make sure you get more out of our solutions, tools and services, we continually enhance and improve them for the benefit of your business and industry needs. We listen to our subscribers and develop upgrades, so our standards-based and industry-driven services provide the most up-to-date and accurate product information.

To find out more about our upcoming enhancements, click on the enhancement you are interested in below.


Upcoming Enhancements


Upcoming ECCnet Registry enhancements include:

  • Alignment with global standards
  • Updates to align with Health Canada food labelling regulation
  • New and updated attributes:
    • New attributes - Variant Description and Sub-Brand Name
    • Average Servings per Case will now support decimals

We are also updating ECCnet ProSYNC to align with these changes.

Last Updated: July, 2019

Projected Launch Date: JuneQ3, 2019

Action Required: Please review the ECCnet Technical Documents page for the latest Coming Enhancements document for ECCnet Registry and make any required updates to your data.

Please check this webpage regularly for updates and additional detail about specific dates and outages.

For More Information: Contact GS1 Canada at 1.800.567.7084 or email ECCnetSupport@gs1ca.org.

Last Updated: June, 2019

Upcoming Item Centre enhancements include:

  • Move to single-sign on. You will now be able to sign in to Item Centre directly from the My Tools section of myGS1
  • Support for data extracts in excess of 10,000 products

Launch Date: July, 2019.

Projected Launch Date: Q3, 2019

Outage Dates: From Friday, June 15, 2019 at 9 p.m EST - Monday, June 17, 2019 at 9 a.m EST, ECCnet Registry, ProSYNC and Item Centre may not be available.

Please check this webpage regularly for updates and additional detail about specific dates and outages.

For More Information: Contact GS1 Canada at 1.800.567.7084 or email ECCnetSupport@gs1ca.org.

Last Updated: June, 2019

Upcoming improvements for Recall include:

  • Updates for mobile users to streamline the recall notification approval process
  • Bundling of recall notifications about the same product from multiple sources into a single notification
  • Streamlined SMS alerts to provide additional detail about new notifications and notification updates
  • General improvements to the mobile interface to better reflect the desktop experience

Last Updated: April, 2019

Projected Launch Date: May 27, 2019

Please check this webpage regularly for updates and additional detail about specific dates and outages.

For More Information: Contact GS1 Canada at 1.800.567.7084 or email info@gs1ca.org.

Upcoming myGS1 improvements include:

  • Adding single sign on for Item Centre for access directly from the My Tools section of myGS1
  • Improvements to invoicing and billing processes including
    • Searchable invoice history within myGS1
    • New online tool to display invoice detail by GTIN for content capture related invoices
    • Invoices available in your preferred language based on your myGS1 settings
    • Simplified descriptions for individual line items
    • Streamlined design highlighting key information

Last Updated: July, 2019.

Projected Launch Date: Q3, 2019.

Please check this webpage regularly for updates and additional detail about specific dates and outages.

For More Information: Contact GS1 Canada at 1.800.567.7084 or email info@gs1ca.org.

Last Updated: June, 2019

Upcoming improvements for The Vault include:

  • Increased support for images and data extraction to streamline content audit processes
  • Aligning images and content hierarchy to align with your language preferences within myGS1 (facings with your preferred language will be presented first)

Last Updated: January 28, 2019

Projected Launch Date: Q3, 2019

Please check this webpage regularly for updates and additional documentation.

For More Information: Contact GS1 Canada at 1.800.567.7084 or email info@gs1ca.org.

Upcoming improvements for SmartLabel™ Extract include:

  • Enhancing support through the addition of new attributes for non-food products (including over-the-counter)

Last Updated: July, 2019

Projected Launch Date: Q3, 2019

Please check this webpage regularly for updates and additional detail about specific dates and outages.

For More Information: Contact GS1 Canada at 1.800.567.7084 or email info@gs1ca.org.