Welcome To Cosmetics Alliance Canada


Who We Are

Cosmetics Alliance Canada is the leading Canadian trade association representing the cosmetics and personal care products industry.

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What We Do

We act as the voice of the industry with government and media, representing our members on a wide range of issues and interests.

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Our members include brand-owners, distributors, manufacturers, retailers, and associates that provide products and services for the industry.

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View the most commonly asked questions about Cosmetics Alliance Canada, our members, and the cosmetics and personal care products industry.

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    Webinar – Cosmetics Labelling 101

    For New Employees and New CCTFA Members


    • Learn the language of cosmetics in Canada
    • Overview of the cosmetic labelling regulations
    • Learn how other Canadian regulations apply to cosmetics
    • Understand how these regulations interact with each other

    Training will include exercises, a quiz and a training certificate for your training file.

    Click here to register.

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    Spring Membership Meeting/Annual General Meeting/Board Meeting

    Please mark your calendars for our inaugural Cosmetics Alliance Canada Spring Membership Meeting & Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at The Carlu in Toronto in conjunction with the Canadian Fragrance & Beauty Awards that same evening.

    11:00 am -11:30 am:   Registration

    11:30 am – 1:30 pm:    Luncheon featuring Guest Speakers

    1:30 pm –  1:45 pm:   Annual General Meeting

    1:45 pm –   5:00 pm:   Open Board Meeting (all members welcome)


    Please join us for this complimentary event!  RSVP: Michele Davis at mdavis@cctfa.ca.


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    Canadian Fragrance & Beauty Awards






    Cosmetics magazine’s Canadian Fragrance & Beauty Awards is an annual gala honouring and celebrating the year’s best fragrance and beauty launches, as chosen by our expert voting panel of industry insiders, beauty advisors and media.

    5:30 pm – Reception
    6:45 pm – Opening Remarks
    7:00 pm – Dinner
    8:30 pm – Awards

    Dress – smart business casual

    Hotel Information

    A room block has been reserved at The Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard Street West on May 24th and 25th under the name “CCTFA/Cosmetics” at a rate of $189/night. Please call 1-800-CHELSEA (243-5732) before May 3, 2017 to make a reservation and take advantage of this rate or click here to reserve on-line.

    Hotel Parking

    Daily parking from 6am to 6pm is $18.00 + 13% HST per day;
    Overnight parking is $34.00 + 13% HST per day;
    Valet parking is $44.00 + 13% HST per day.

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Industry News



CCTFA Rebrands as Cosmetics Alliance Canada

Toronto, Ontario – April 26, 2017 – The Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association (CCTFA), the leading Canadian trade association representing the cosmetics and personal care products industry, today announced the...

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Darren Praznik Discusses “No Soap” on CBC’s The Current

The article entitled "No Soap for Seven Years" was recently published in the Toronto Star. Cosmetics Alliance Canada (formerly the Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association) was contacted by CBC's The...

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An Evolving Industry Association since 1928!

It all began in 1928, when a group of Canadian manufacturers faced a critical issue for their industry. With the repeal of prohibition in Canada, governments turned to taxation as...

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