Industry News

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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Canadian Beauty Mogul Elizabeth Grant Turns 97!

Elizabeth’s 97th birthday was celebrated in style with a live studio audience at TSC on January 25th, at the TSC studios in Mississauga. Guests in attendance included some of the original Torricelumn™ Girls who have been using the products for over 20 years, as well as the extended TSC family and social media influencer fans of […]

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Avon’s Roberta Lacey Honoured at Prestigeous Event

Avon Marketing Leader and CA Board Member among businesswomen philanthropists recognized by Montreal’s Community Shares! On January 27 in Montreal, Community Shares held its signature fundraiser, the Red & White Benefit Evening, and honoured 10 influential businesswomen philanthropists including Roberta Lacey (Head of Marketing at Avon and CA Board Member)! More than 280 local business […]

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Canada, US, Mexico Trade Agreement: Canada Passes Preliminary Motion on New NAFTA as Trump Signs it into Law

Public Comment Period – Notice of Proposal for Products to be Distributed as Samples

President Trump signed the new NAFTA implementation bill on January 29, after the US Senate passed the new trade pact on January 16. Passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement fulfills Trump’s 2016 campaign promise to update the original NAFTA with Mexico and Canada. Democrats have also regarded the deal as a win due to major changes […]

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Brexit – Latest Extension

European SCCS Draft Opinion on Zinc Pyrithione Posted

Risk of a “No Deal” Brexit Moves to January 31, 2020 On 28 October, the EU Commission published its decision to accept the request from the UK to further extend Article 50 until 31 January 2020. U.K. withdrawal from the E.U. can take place earlier on 1 December 2019 or 1 January 2020, if the withdrawal […]

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Prime Minister Shuffles Cabinet

New Ministers in Health, Environment and Foreign Affairs Prime Minister Trudeau has undertaken a significant shuffle of his cabinet following October’s federal election. Of specific interest to our industry, we now have new Ministers in the key portfolios of Health, Environment & Climate Change, and Foreign Affairs. Mary Ng, who was first elected to Parliament in a […]

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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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