CPCA Blog

CPCA Blog features industry articles, contributions made to CFCM, messages from the President and CEO of CPCA and more. Our posts address emerging or existing industry issues, leading innovations, and showcase the sustainability efforts of our member companies and industry at large. Check back often for new posts, or follow CPCA on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.

November 18, 2020

Will the Politics of Plastic Hurt Industry?

On the surface, the recent federal ban on several single-use plastics is positive given that...
November 18, 2020

CPCA Corner: Canadian Coatings Market Update – Fall 2020

Canadian Coatings Market Update – Fall 2020 Shortly after the start of the economic lockdowns...
November 13, 2020

Canada reverses ban on octhilinone in paints and coatings

Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has reversed the country’s ban on octhilinone (OIT), a...
November 4, 2020

ACA and CPCA Urge RCC to Resolve U.S.-Canada Paint Biocides Misalignment

Last month, ACA joined the Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) in comments submitted to the U.S.-Canada...
August 11, 2020
coatingsworld article Vigilance on Chemicals Critical in Canada

Chemical Assessment Top Priority in Canada

CPCA recently launched a robust Chemical Management Substance Database as part of its Canada CoatingsHUB...
June 2, 2020

Economics of the Pandemic for Paint & Coatings

THERE IS MUCH DOOM AND GLOOM about the economic fortunes caused by the pandemic, which...
May 11, 2020

CPCA Corner: Public Safety Canada Designates Paint & Coatings an Essential Service

Public Safety Canada Designates Paint & Coatings and Essential Service CPCA distributed a backgrounder to...
April 2, 2020

SME’s are the Bedrock of Canada’s Economy

AS IN OTHER COUNTRIES, Canada’s coatings sector is a mix of large multinational and national...
March 13, 2020
Canada CoatingsHUB

The Canada CoatingsHUB Delivers Real-time Data for Complete Regulatory Compliance

The Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) recognizes the growing challenge of staying up-to-date on...

The CPCA Compliance Calendar ensures regulatory staff mitigates risk for their companies. Essential information is provided in support of member companies’ ongoing enterprise risk management (ERM) efforts.