Who We Are

The Canadian Society of Forensic Science (CSFS) is a non-profit professional organization incorporated to maintain professional standards, and to promote the study and enhance the stature of forensic science. Membership in the society is open internationally to professionals with an active interest in the forensic sciences. It is organized into sections representing diverse areas of forensic examination: Anthropology, Medical, Odontology, Biology, Chemistry, Documents, Engineering, Firearms and Toxicology.

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The following sections are represented by the CSFS. Click each area for more information.

The CSFS Journal!

The Journal is a prestigious quarterly publication showcasing articles from top Canadian and International forensic experts. It is available on-line to all CSFS members through our publisher, Taylor & Francis Group.

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Visit Our Student Zone

Join the CSFS as a student member. It’s a great way to meet new people, share ideas and get involved, all for $40 per year. It will also add value to your studies in forensic science or closely related disciplines.

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President’s Message

A message from the CSFS President, Kimberly Nugent

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Alcohol Test Committee Recommendations

The ATC membership is made up of experienced forensic alcohol scientists from across Canada who advise the Federal Minister of Justice on matters pertaining to alcohol testing in drinking and driving. The ATC recommendations to the Ministry of Justice can be found directly on the ATC documents page by Clicking Here.

Drugs and Driving

The Drugs and Driving Committee (DDC) is a committee within the professional organization of The Canadian Society of Forensic Science. The role of the DDC is to act as an advisory body to the Department of Justice with respect to issues of drug impaired driving. Current documents can be found by Clicking Here.