Globally-recognised unique identification
of products, assets,
locations and more
Accurate and automatic capture of data
Efficient sharing of information from
trusted and authentic sources
GS1 Standards help streamline business processes
Introducing Barcodes & Beyond,GS1 Canada’s First Podcast Series
Hear small business owners and industry leaders across the country as they share insights, experiences and expertise on everything small business. Available wherever you get your podcasts.
Welcome Small Businesses!
Whether you're just getting started or are ready to take your business to the next level, GS1 Canada provides trusted solutions, tools and support for small businesses just like yours.
Immediate Action Required! The Deadline to Meet Health Canada’s Food Labelling Requirements is December 14, 2023.
For organizations with a detailed plan, the upcoming deadline is fast approaching. Are you ready?
Happy Birthday, Barcode!
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of one of the most significant innovations in modern history – the barcode!
Learn more about this historic milestone
GS1 barcodes are scanned over 10 billion times every day, driving commerce around the world through global standards.
From globally authenticated Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs, the numbers under a barcode) to industry-driven business solutions for companies of all sizes, we’re here to support your business.
Find out more about GS1 Canada.
You’ve perfected your brand, packaging, and design, but your product is still unknown. How do you get it into as many homes as possible? That’s where GS1 Canada can help.
As a grocery retailer, every product needs functional barcodes. That’s important! We partner very closely with GS1 Canada, and they’ve been amazing to work with.
GS1 Canada is a must, a necessity, for business and product development. I strongly recommend it.
It’s mandatory that the companies we work with use GS1 Canada… it ensures credibility and it’s easy for distributors and wholesalers to find relevant information.
Do it the legit way and get your barcodes from GS1. Don’t buy off a third-party site, it just doesn’t work.
GS1 Canada is crucial for distribution at Sobeys – it’s very efficient… it’s the source of truth.
We should have joined GS1 sooner.
It’s very important for suppliers to partner with GS1 Canada to get their products listed.
To get to the next level, whether in retail, selling direct to consumers, or with Amazon, you need GS1 barcodes. You need to work with GS1 Canada, it’s just that natural evolution in the business.
As we grew, it became a necessity to use GS1… they are more than just a barcode supplier. With GS1 barcodes, people see us as a legit, proper company.
Partners like GS1 Canada can help a small business figure out the supply chain - how to get products on store shelves across Canada.
GS1 Canada barcodes are crucial if you want to get your products on retail shelves.
Hear from these small business owners and industry leaders as they share experiences and expertise on everything small business in GS1 Canada’s podcast series, Barcodes & Beyond.
Whether you simply need a barcode or are looking for solutions to help grow your business, we can help.
Help develop future GS1 Canada initiatives, offers, resources and programs to help support Canadian small businesses.
Our barcodes identify products uniquely so they can be sold anywhere in the world.
Our expert photographers can provide professional, global standard product images for eCommerce, planograms, foodservice and more.
Our industry-directed solutions help with common business processes, including listing products for instore and online.
If you’re planning on selling products on Amazon Canada, Amazon.ca recommends a GS1 barcode.
Our helpful checklist provides step-by-step guidelines to ensure you're providing trading partners with the content they require.
Find out how global standards can improve the quality, safety and sustainability of Canadian health systems.