The Metric Commission, formally the Preparatory Commission for the Conversion to the Metric System, was a Canadian government agency established by the federal government in 1971 to facilitate Canada's conversion to the Metric system from the imperial system of weights and measures and to educate the public on the Metric system.
A distinctive 'M' and stylized maple leaf formed the national symbol for metric-conversion in Canada.
The symbol was designed by Gottschalk + Ash Ltd. of Toronto and Montreal.
The Metric Commission was abolished in 1985.
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