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Measurement Canada, Weights and Measures Devices Inspection, Central District Office

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Record #: NIA1000 Last Modified: 06 May 2013 Last Full Update: 06 May 2013
Description & Services
Areas ServedDufferin County ; Durham Region ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region ; Simcoe County ; Toronto (City of) ; York Region
DescriptionResponsible for ensuring the integrity and accuracy of measurement in the Canadian marketplace * develops and administers the laws and requirements governing measurement * evaluates, approves and certifies measuring devices * investigates complaints of suspected inaccurate measurement.  
Ensures the integrity and accuracy of trade measurement in Canada through the administration and enforcement of the Weights and Measures Act and Regulations (rules for the purchase and sale of measured products and services) and the Electricity and Gas Inspection Act and Regulations (rules for the purchase and sale of electricity and natural gas, and defines units for energy measurement)  
Initial inspections of individual scales, gasoline dispensers and other types of measurement systems used in any trade sector, must be acquired from Measurement Canada authorized service providers 
Those who suspect they have received inaccurate measurement as part of a financial transaction based on measurement, and have been unable to resolve the matter with the other party to the transaction, may request that Measurement Canada investigate the matter * see website for more details
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
DatesAll year
FeesService - For consumer complaints and disputes
Contact Information
Address & Map
251 Arvin Ave
Stoney Creek, ON L8E 2L9
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Located In CommunityStoney Creek
IntersectionBarton St and Green Rd
Office Phone905-662-5900
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Other Details
Service Level(40) Federal Government
SubjectsComplaints ; Conflict resolution ; Consumer protection ; Federal government ; Hydro
Broader TermsGovernment ; Public utilities