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A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically, the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across the world's longest unfortified border.



  • Population: 34,834,841 (July 2014 est.)
  • Telephone main lines: 18.01 million (2012)
  • Mobile telephone subscribers: 26.263 million (2012)
  • Internet hosts: 8.743 million (2012)
  • Internet users: 26.96 million (2009) 
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Telecommunications equipment is communications or networking equipment with interface(s) to public network or wide area network (WAN) services. Common telecom network interfaces include T1/E1, ISDN BRI, ISDN PRI, ADSL, serial and analogue PSTN.

Compliance International can help you understand how the following approval requirements apply to your telecom equipment products:

Industry Canada Certification

Industry Canada requires certification for telecommunications terminal equipment and radio devices. Testing to demonstrate compliance with Canada's technical standards can be conducted at many recognized laboratories. A Canadian representative is required for certifications or registrations.

Compliance International can help you complete Industry Canada certification or registration with our turnkey service that includes building the complete technical application, negotiating with regulatory officials and end-to-end management of the application process. We can provide the required Canadian representative when needed.

Wireless and radio equipment covers any device with a radio transmitter. This includes mobile (GSM or CDMA) handsets, wireless LAN (WLAN) equipment such as Wi-Fi devices, Bluetooth devices, Zigbee devices, WiMAX devices, RFID equipment, contactless card readers, and a whole host of other products that incorporate some kind of RF transmitter.

Compliance International can help you understand how the following approval requirements apply to your wireless and radio equipment products:

Industry Canada Certification

Industry Canada requires certification for telecommunications terminal equipment and radio devices. Testing to demonstrate compliance with Canada's technical standards can be conducted at many recognized laboratories. A Canadian representative is required for certifications or registrations.

Compliance International can help you complete Industry Canada certification or registration with our turnkey service that includes building the complete technical application, negotiating with regulatory officials and end-to-end management of the application process. We can provide the required Canadian representative when needed.

Non-telecom ITE is any information technology equipment -- essentially any device with a microprocessor -- that has no telecommunications or radio interface. This includes products such as computer printers and monitors, as well as many types of local area network (LAN) equipment.

Compliance International can help you understand how the following approval requirements apply to your ITE products: