SCC / Canada

Contact person

Mr. Darryl Kingston
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Consumer representation on policy and governance committees:

Committee Representative(s)
Consumer and Public Interest Panel (CPIP) Mrs. Sondra Bruni, Consumer Representative
  Mr. Charles Tanguay, Consumer Representative
  Mr. Agni Shah, Consumer Representative
  Mr. Mel Fruitman, Consumer Representative
  Mr. John Lawford, Public Interest Representative
  Ms. Sandra Wright, Government Representative (Health Canada)
  Mr. Jay Jackson, Government Representative (Office of Consumer Affairs)
  Mr. Andy Dabydeen, Industry Representative
  Ms. Norma McCormick, Occupational Health and Safety Representative (Chair)
  Mr. Jim Ferrero, Standards Development Organization Representative
  Ms. Jeanne Bank, Standards Development Organization Representative
  Mrs. Monique Grabowski, Standards Development Organization Representative
Canadian Advisory Committee to ISO COPOLCO (CAC/COPOLCO) - 18 Members Mr. Graham Rae Dulmage, Standards Development Organization Representative
SCC Council - 1 Consumer Representative (Invited Member) Mrs. Viviana Zothner-Cotic, Government Representative
ISO COPOLCO Mrs. Sondra Bruni, Ms. Norma McCormick, Ms. Jeanne Bank, Mr. Rae Dulmage
ISO/IEC Guide 50 Revision Task Force Mrs. Christine Simpson
ISO/IEC JTAG - Revision of Guide 71 Dr. Jim Carter, Mr. Rae Dulmage
ISO/IEC Strategic Advisory Group on Security (SAG-S) Ms. Norma McCormick, CSA Group Consumer Network
TMB TF on Revision of Guide 51 Dr. Elizabeth Nielsen

 

Consumer representation on international and regional technical committees of priority interest for consumers:

Child-related products (child restraints, child resistant packaging, children's furniture)
ISO/TC 136, Furniture Mr. Alex Bach
Personal security (including building security)
ISO/TC 38, Textiles Ms. Patricia Wait
ISO/TC 92, Fire safety Ms. Catherine Anderson
ISO/TC 136, Furniture Mr. Alex Bach
ISO/TC 223, Societal Security Ms. Norma McCormick, CSA Group Consumer Network
Product safety (especially domestic appliances and water safety, protection against drowning)
ISO/TC 181, Safety of toys Mrs. Sandra Wright, Mrs. Christine Simpson, Mrs. Pam Fuselli
ISO/TC 243, Project Committee: Consumer product safety Dr. Elizabeth Nielsen, Mrs. Cathy Frederickson
Nanotechnology
ISO/TC 229, Nanotechnologies Dr. Elizabeth Nielsen, CSA Group Consumer Network
Food safety
ISO/TC 34, Food products Mr. Albert Chambers
Services (general aspects, tourism, water supply and wastewater disposal)
ISO/TC 224, Service activities relating to drinking water supply systems and wastewater systems - Quality criteria of the service and performance indicators Mr. Gregory Soleck
ISO/TC 228, Tourism and related services Ms. Nancy Conkwright
Accessibility issues (elderly and persons with disabilities)
ISO/TC 159, Ergonomics Dr. Jim Carter
ISO/IEC JTC 1, Information technology Dr. Jim Carter
Environmental issues (EMS, energy efficiency, alternative energy sources, climate change)
ISO/TC 207, Environmental management Ms. Jennifer Hillard, CSA Group Consumer Network
Customer satisfaction and global market (protection of personal data, e-commerce, management systems)
ISO/TC 176/SC 3, Supporting technologies Dr. Kernaghan Webb
ISO/TC 239, Project Committee: Network services billing Mr. Jay Jackson, Ms. Susan Winter
ISO/TC 240, Project Committee: Product recall Dr. Elizabeth Nielsen
Social responsibility
ISO Working Group on Social Responsibility Dr. Kernaghan Webb, Mr. David Simpson
Second-hand goods
ISO/TC 245, Project Committee: Cross-border trade of second-hand goods Mr. Graham Rae Dulmage
Contraceptive devices
ISO/TC 157, Mechanical contraceptives Mr. Andrew Douglas
Image safety
ISO/TC 159/SC 4, Ergonomics of human-system interaction Dr. Jim Carter
Health informatics
ISO/TC 215, Health informatics Mr. Aaron Middleton
Other committees
JTC 2, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Sources  
ISO/TC59/SC17, Sustainability in Building Construction  
ISO/TC94, Personal Safety Protective Clothing and Equipment  
ISO/TC105, Fuel Cells  
ISO/TC242, Energy Management  
ISO/TC257, Energy Savings in Renovation Projects  
IEC/TC79, Alarm and Electronic Security Systems  
IEC/TC113, Nanotechnology Dr. Elizabeth Nielsen

 

National technical committees or mirror committees for ISO or IEC TCs:

Committee Representative(s)
National Mirror Committee for IEC TC116 on Electrical Tools Mr. Paul Turcotte, CSA Group Consumer Network
Natinoal Mirror Committee for ISO TC 21, Equipment for Fire Protection Mr. Larry Ratzlaff
National Mirror Committee for ISO/TC181, Safety of Toys Mrs. Sandra Wright, Mrs. Christine Simpson, Mr. Bob Kerton, Mrs. Pam Fuselli
National Mirror Committee for ISO/TC243, Consumer Product Safety Ms. Norma McCormick, Mr. Jay Jackson, Mr. Bruce Farquhar
Natioanl Mirror Committee for ISO/TC228, Tourism Ms. Nancy Conkwright, Ms. Jennifer Hillard
Natiional Mirror Committee for JTC1 Dr. Jim Carter, Dr. Jim Savary
National Mirror Committee for ISO/TC176/SC3, Supporting Technologies Dr. Kernaghan Webb, Mr. Jay Jackson, Dr. Anne Wilcock CSA Consumer Group Network
National Mirror Committee for ISO/TC239, Network Services Billing Mr. Jay Jackson, Ms. Susan Winter, Mr. Bill Huzar
National Mirror Committee for ISO/TC240, Product Recall Dr. Elizabeth Nielsen, Mr. Jay Jackson, Mr. Bruce Farquhar
National Mirror Committee for ISO WG on Social Responsibility Dr. Kernaghan Webb, Mr. David Simpson, Dr. Bob Gibson
National Mirror Committee for ISO/TC245, Second Hand Goods Mr. Rae Dulmage, Mr. Jay Jackson, Dr. Elizabeth Nielsen
National Mirror Committee for JTC 2, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Sources Mr. Dennis Rittenhouse
National Mirror Committee for ISO/TC59/SC17, Sustainability in Blding Construct. Ms. Jennifer Hillard, CSA Group Consumer Network
National Mirror Committee for ISO/TC94, Personal Safety Protective Clothing Dr. Betty Crown
National Mirror Committee for IEC/TC105, Fuel Cells Mr. Greg Merrithew, CSA Group Consumer Network
National Mirror Committee for ISO/TC242, Energy Management Mr. Bill Huzar, CSA Group Consumer Network
National Mirror Committee for ISO/TC257, Energy Savings in Reno Projects Mr. Bill Huzar
National Mirror Committee for IEC/TC79, Alarm and Electronic Security Systems Mr. Robert Campbell
Naitonal Mirror Committee for ISO/TC207, Environmental Managment Ms. Jennifer Hillard, CSA Group Consumer Network
National Mirror Committee for ISO/TC178. Lifts, Escalators and Moving Walks Mr. Ernest Vlahovic

 

Consumer representation for other types of consultation:

- All National Standards of Canada (NSC) are made available for public review
- All National Committees developing NSC's have to ensure a balanced matrix for committee membership

 

Tools to support consumer participation in policy and technical work:

  • Financial support
  • Training
  • Education materials
  • Logistical support

SCC has a travel subsidy program for some international delegates. There is also guidance available in our delegate handbook and CAN-P documents which outline the roles and responsibilities for members of our Canadian mirror committees as well as delegates representing SCC at international standards meetings.

 

Information on consumer-oriented standards, legislation and related issues:

  • Web sites
    SCC - Information for Consumers (link)
    Consumer Section of CSA Website (link)
    Consumer Section of ULC Website (link)
    Health Canada Consumer Product Safety Website (link)
    Industry Canada Office of Consumer Affairs Online (link)
    SCC Member Program Training Brochure (link)
    Export Alert (link)
    Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) Consumer Webpage (link)
  • Information brochures
    CAN-P-1011 Participation in Standardization: A Guide for Consumer Reps (link)
    CAN-P-7 Canadian Particiaption in ISO and IEC (link)
    Consumer Complaints Management: A Guide for Canadian Business (Industry Canada)
    Participating in the Standards System: A Handbook for Consumer Reps (Industry Canada)
    National Conformity Assessment Principles for Canada (link)