Innovative and recognized standardization solutions


In business for over 50 years, the Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ) is the central body for standardization and certification. The BNQ supports the business, industrial, social and regulatory communities with its normative innovations. It acts as Québec’s spokesperson on the Standards Council of Canada.

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    • Femme à l'ordinateurTo make it easier to search among its multitude of standards, the BNQ has grouped them in a dozen sectors representing Québec’s industrial fabric. No matter whether they are civil engineering, agri-food or health and safety standards, all the standards written by the BNQ can be found under one of the twelve tabs.

      All you have to do is choose your sector!

      Équipe de travailHealth at work

      Standards dedicated to employee wellness make it easier to retain and attract human resources.  fleches

      AsphaltageCivil engineering

      The various standards and regulations ensure the safety of workers and users.  fleches

      flechesBusiness management
      flechesCustomer service
      flechesProtect and safety
      flechesSustainable development
    • Homme pensifTo support your innovation by establishing a reliable common knowledge base. To structure your market or your economic sector while creating a climate of trust. To increase your productivity. To benefit from a standards development process recognized internationally according to ISO rules.

      Collègues de travailHealthy Enterprise

      This standard seeks to maintains and improve health and wellness in the workplace.   fleches

      Résidence isoléeWastewater treatment

      This standard sets the performance requirements for wastewater treatment systems of isolated dwellings.   fleches

      flechesBNQ 21000
      flechesChristmas Trees
      flechesCompostable plastics
      flechesDust Control Agents
      flechesMiel 100 % Québec
      flechesNeck Protectors
      flechesReady-Mix Concrete
      flechesRemarkable Employer
      flechesSpas - Customer service
    • FemmeYou want to prove to your customers, suppliers, employees and investors that you use the industry’s best practices, that you are determined to be more productive and that you stand out from the competition.

      Obtain BNQ certification, a sign of confidence for over 50 years.

      Usine de biscuitsFSSC 22000

      Obtain recognized safety certificates to meet customer requirements.  fleches

      EntrepreneurNovoclimat contractors and professionals

      Obtain recognition for your competencies in construction or ventilation.  fleches

      flechesCertification Program for Forestry Enterprise Management Practices
      flechesFuneral Service Providers
      flechesISO 50001
      flechesISO 9001
      flechesResponsible Event Management
      flechesWork-Family Balance
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      BNQ newsletters

      Newsletters (French only)

      The BNQ is pleased to present its newsletter « Le BNQ present dans votre vie ». The newsletter introduced in June 2017 is distributed four times a year. It addresses various subjects and targets a large audience, from informed consumers to companies and public organizations, seeking to adopt the best practices in their field. Subscribe and remain abreast of the latest standards published, the most recent certifications issued and trends in different industries in Québec and around the world!

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      flechesNo 7 - December 2019
      flechesNo 6 - February 2019
      flechesNo 5 - October 2018
      flechesNo 4 - May 2018
      flechesNo 3 - March 2018
      flechesNo 2 - December 2017
      flechesNo 1 - June 2017

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