Ad Standards

Ad Standards’ mission is to ensure advertising in Canada is truthful, fair and accurate. As an independent, nonprofit organization, we administer the Canadian Code of Advertising Standards, which is the principal instrument of responsible and effective advertising self-regulation nationwide. Ad Standards Clearance Services helps advertisers comply with applicable regulations and industry standards. Supported by our members, we enhance legal compliance and ethical advertising practices, and build the public’s confidence in Canadian advertising across all media.