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.

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...
September 17, 2018
Chemicals_Management_Plan

Case Study: Chemicals Management Plan & Regulatory Affairs

How Does Effective Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Benefit Members? ISSUE In December 2006, the federal...
September 17, 2018

Case Study: Proactive Government Relations

How Does Proactive Government Relations Benefit Members? ISSUE In 2008, the federal government declared Vinyl...
September 14, 2018

Real Challenges for Canadian Coatings Manufacturers

Consolidation has been a fact of life in the coatings industry for the past 20...
October 1, 2017
Tougher Chemical Restrictions

Tougher Chemical Restrictions in Canada?

October 1, 2017 The Canadian regulatory landscape continues to churn. It is important for multinational...
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...