Industry

Developing Safety Guidance for Re-Opening Cosmetic Retail

As governments and public health officials contemplate the safe re-opening of retail business, CA has taken the initiative to develop industry guidance and best-practices on how this can best be done to protect the safety of your staff and customers. The intent of this effort is to assist public health officials in understanding and addressing […]

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Canadian Beauty Awards Trend #1 on Twitter! Media Coverage of Winners to Exceed 5 Million Impressions

This year’s Canadian Beauty Awards, held on May 7th, were an unprecedented success! The Awards, co-hosted by internationally known beauty blogger Dave Lackie and CA’s own Jim Hicks, were delivered via an innovative live webcast this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Team “re-invented” the Awards format, providing an interactive virtual experience with the […]

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Over 1 Million Litres of Alcohol per Month for Hand-Sanitizers Committed by Canada’s Distillers

  Ottawa & Toronto – April 24, 2020 – Today, the Hand-Sanitizers Manufacturing Exchange is pleased to announce that over one million litres of high-grade alcohol per month has been committed by Canada’s largest distillers. Through our Exchange, this alcohol has been matched with various manufacturers of hand-sanitizers across the country. To put this volume […]

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COVID-19 Public Health Emergency HEALTH CANADA DOCUMENTS For MANUFACTURERS OF HAND-SANITIZERS

UPDATED Cover Letters for use under the Interim Expedited Licensing Approach for the Production and Distribution of Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers: updated: Cover Letter for Interim Approach to Hand Sanitizers_import updated: Lettre explicative pour approche provisoire pour les nettoyants antiseptiques_import   Hard-surface disinfectants and hand sanitizers (COVID-19): Information for manufacturers Désinfectants pour surfaces dures et désinfectants pour les mains (COVID-19) […]

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COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: Update on Cosmetics Alliance Operations and Related Matters

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: Update on Cosmetics Alliance Operations and Related Matters

  In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for all organizations to adjust their operations to meet the recommendations of public health officials, Cosmetics Alliance Canada wishes to advise of the following changes in our operations now in effect: Staffing & Office Operations (Until Further Notice) Although our office at 420 Britannia […]

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Cosmetics Alliance’s Beta Montemayor Appointed ICG Chair

Beta Montemayor

Cosmetics Alliance is pleased to announce that Beta Montemayor, CA’s Director of Science, Regulation & Market Access, was recently appointed as Chair of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act – Industry Coordination Group (CEPA-ICG). The CEPA-ICG is a technical forum for industry trade associations and other stakeholders that are affected by the Canadian Environmental Protection Act […]

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Getting Your Products on Board with SmartLabel – Don’t Miss our Next Session on November 20th

Cosmetics Alliance is continuing our important partnership with SmartLabel Canada and FCPC through a series of educational webinars. With the growing need to provide consumer transparency, our members should be aware of this important initiative being undertaken in Canada. Last month, CA hosted a free educational webinar for members to learn about SmartLabel and its […]

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Calling the COSA Winners!

Jim Hicks makes his famous phone calls to Winners Every year, Cosmetics Alliance and leaders in the beauty industry come together to honour the best customer service in Canadian beauty retail. We receive approximately 1,200 nominations across categories recognizing exceptional cosmeticians, beauty advisors, fragrance advisors, skincare therapists, demonstrators, trainers, vendor sales representatives, drug store teams and […]

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Record Breaking Attendance at CA Executive Briefing in Toronto

executive briefing

Members learned about important recruitment trends that are impacting industry in Canada Cosmetics Alliance recent Executive Briefing & Network Event boasted an attendance of over 60 people – our largest attendance yet! The event was hosted by LHH Knightsbridge, an executive recruitment agency based in Toronto. Guests and members came from a variety of professional […]

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CA Guest at FCPC Executive Leadership Conference

“It’s Still Not Business as Usual” Theme for 2019 Event As a collaborative industry association with FCPC (Food & Consumer Products of Canada), CA was invited to participate in this annual event which included speakers on a range of topics that highlighted the fast pace of change facing industry leaders. From international trade and the […]

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