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 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...
October 24, 2019
Regulatory Reform

TARGETED REGULATORY REFORM LONG OVERDUE IN CANADA

In September CPCA responded to the federal government’s call for views on regulatory modernization in...
March 30, 2019

CANADA-U.S. Regulatory Cooperation Council: 2018 Stakeholder Forum

The governments of Canada and the United States signed an agreement in 2018 confirming their...
November 23, 2018
Regulatory alignment

Regulatory Compliance: To Be or Not to Be?

CFCM Magazine – May/June 2015 By Gary LeRoux, CPCA President The paint and coatings industry,...
November 23, 2018
Regulatory Alignment Red Tape

Canadian Regulatory World: Evolving for the Better

The forgoing outlines the regulatory process that has been in place since Confederation. Over the...
November 23, 2018
THE CANADIAN REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT

The Canadian Regulatory Environment

An article on Canadian regulatory environment runs the risk of glazed over eyes all around....
September 14, 2018
CPCA: Advocating for Fair Regulation and Regulatory Alignment

Canada’s Regulatory Burden is Growing

Competitiveness is something business must embrace and that includes riding economic ups and downs over...
May 19, 2014

Regulatory Harmonization, or Not: A Constant Preoccupation

In the last edition of CFCM I provided an update on the ongoing effort by...

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