Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Steps Down

  David MacNaughton, Canada’s Ambassador to the U.S., will leave the job at the end of the August, it was announced today by the Prime Minister’s Office in Ottawa.   MacNaugton, who has represented Canada in Washington during the tumultuous NAFTA negotiations and negotiations to end the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs against Canada, was Read More

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ICCR Delegates Briefed on Cosmetic Ingredients Derived from Endangered Sharks

Brian and Sandra Stewart of the Rob Stewart Sharkwater Foundation provided the ICCR Steering Committee, Government, Industry and other stakeholders with an overview of the amazing work of their late son Rob Stewart (1979-2017), an award-winning biologist, photographer, conservationist, author and filmmaker, to save sharks that are on the brink of extinction. Rob was unfortunately Read More

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Canada Hosts World Cosmetic Regulators at ICCR-13 in Montreal

Hosted by Health Canada and Cosmetics Alliance Canada, the International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation (or “ICCR”), held its 13th annual session in Montreal, Canada from July 9th to 12th. ICCR is an initiative of cosmetic regulators from around the world and works to coordinate and align the regulation of cosmetics on an international basis. The Read More

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Health Canada & CA Welcome Industry and Regulators at ICCR-13

From July 8th to July 12th, Cosmetics Alliance and Health Canada will welcome industry and regulatory representatives from the European Union, Brazil, Japan, and the United States for the thirteenth annual International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation meeting (ICCR) in Montreal. Observers from South Korea, South Africa, Israel, Thailand, Taiwan, Colombia will also be participating. This Read More

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Cosmetics Industry Supports the Introduction of Bill S-214 (Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act) in the House of Commons

  TORONTO, April 12, 2019 – Bill S-214 (Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act) was introduced today for first reading in the House of Commons by Conservative MP and Health Critic Marilyn Gladu. The private member’s bill, which was passed in the Senate after being introduced first in 2015, seeks to amend Canada’s Food & Drugs Act to Read More

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Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney Speaks on NAFTA at FCPC Annual Conference

Brian Mulroney at FCPC

CA President Darren Praznik participated in FCPC’s annual conference which featured an engaging line-up of speakers and panelists including CIBC’s Deputy Chief Economist Benjamin Tal, retail and consumer futurist Doug Stephens, and environmental expert and author Tristam Stuart. The conference highlight was a discussion with former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney who provided a history Read More

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Global Cosmetics Industry Fully Supports North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) – Sector Poised for Ambitious Agenda

Government of Canada Signs Environmental Cooperation Agreement with the United Sates and Mexico

 October 11, 2017 –  The U.S. Personal Care Products Council (PCPC), Cosmetics Alliance Canada (CA), and the Mexican Cámara Nacional de la Industria de Productos Cosmeticos y la Asociación Nacional de la Industria del Cuidado Personal y del Hogar (CANIPEC) strongly support the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and are hopeful that the current negotiations Read More

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New Health Minister Appointed

Prime Minister Trudeau undertook a midterm shuffle of his cabinet recently which included the appointment of New Brunswick MP Ginette Petitpas Taylor as the new Minister of Health. Enclosed is a bio on the new Minister. Cosmetics Alliance is currently arranging with the Minister’s office a meeting to discuss the Self-Care Products Regulatory Framework and other key issues.  Our letter Read More

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