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Canada became a Member State in 1907.

Dr James W. McLaren, formerly Director General of the NRC-INMS, was first elected to the CIPM in 2006.

Dr McLaren is Secretary of the CIPM and Chair of the ad hoc Working Group on Conditions of Employment.

Representatives of the NMIs or designated institutes of Canada (see CIPM MRA) participate in the following Consultative Committees:

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Participating in the CIPM MRA since: 14 October 1999

Signed by: Janusz LUSZTYK (then Director General, NRC-INMS)
  • National Research Council Canada (NRC), Ottawa

  • Designated institute(s):
  • For measurement of pressurized natural gas flow: TransCanada Calibrations (TCC) (from 14 February 2006)

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  • Internationally recognized Calibration and Measurement Capabilities (CMCs)
  • Participation in key and supplementary comparisons
  • Submission of CMCs through: SIM.

  • Over the last 15 years Canada has benefited from BIPM comparison and calibration services in the following fields:

    BIPM calibration certificates issued to Canada and/or its NMI(s)

    Delegates at the meeting of the CGPM in November 2014:
    • Dr Georgette Macdonald
    • Dr Alan Steele (Head of Delegation)
    Delegates at recent meetings of NMI Directors and State Party Representatives:
    • Dr Georgette Macdonald (18-19 October 2017)
    • Dr Alan Steele (18-19 October 2017)
    • Dr Kevin Thomson (18-19 October 2017)
    • Dr Georgette Macdonald (24-25 October 2016)
    • Dr Alan Steele (24-25 October 2016)
    • Dr Georgette Macdonald (13-14 October 2015)
    • Dr Alan Steele (13-14 October 2015)
    Member States
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    Notice of Contributions
    Calculating Member State contributions
    List of Member States
    Signatories of the MRA
    Participation in
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    Number of CMCs published per domaintable
    NMI Directors and State Representatives