Canadian Association for Environmental Analytical Laboratories (CAEAL)
"We are the Canadian Association for Environmental Analytical Laboratories (CAEAL), a non-profit organization dedicated to raising the level of competency, consistency, capability, and communication within environmental testing laboratories in Canada. Our member laboratories voluntarily participate in rigorous programs of proficiency testing and accreditation, demonstrating their commitment to generate high quality data."
Standards Council of Canada (SCC) / CAEAL Accreditation
"Under the terms of the SCC/CAEAL Accreditation Partnership Agreement, CAEAL carries out site assessments and operates a proficiency testing program. The granting and maintenance of accreditation is under the authority of the SCC on the recommendation of CAEAL. Accreditation itself is based on satisfactory participation in the site assessment program plus satisfactory participation in proficiency testing, where such testing is offered as part of the accreditation."