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.

July 20, 2021
Ongoing Challenges for Sustainable Water-Based Paint in Canada

Ongoing Challenges for Sustainable Water-based Paint in Canada

The issue of biocides in paint, and the increasingly tight regulation of them, has been...
July 2, 2021
Changes Coming to Chemical Assessment in Canada

Changes Coming to Chemical Assessment in Canada

In April the federal government tabled proposed amendments to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA)...
June 16, 2021
CPCA & Tree Canada

CPCA Continues its Partnership with Tree Canada to Help Restore Canada’s Ecosystems

CPCA Continues its Partnership with Tree Canada to Help Restore Canada’s Ecosystems To further efforts...
May 26, 2021
GovernmentDeclares PlasticManufacturedItems Toxic

Government Declares Plastic Manufactured Items Toxic

Beginning in 2018, the Government of Canada started broad stakeholder engagement on achieving “zero plastic...
May 10, 2021
Regulation in the Canadian Coatings Industry

Regulation in the Canadian Coatings Industry

Technical Challenges Associated with Adopting CARB VOC Limits Early in 2020, Environment and Climate Change...
April 20, 2021

CPCA Discusses Federal VOC Reduction Agenda for the CASE Sector

Introduction The Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) has submitted comprehensive industry comments on the...
April 6, 2021
CPCA Corner

CPCA Corner: Current Paint and Coatings Issues in Canada March/April 2021

March/April 2021 CPCA Challenges Aspects of Ontario’s Upcoming Paint Recycling Regulations The new regulation managing...
April 6, 2021
NEW VOC Limits For Architectural Coatings In Canada

New VOC Limits for Architectural Coatings in Canada

April 5, 2021 In March, CPCA made a substantial submission on the federal government’s intent...
March 2, 2021
CFCM Article Legislative Modernization for Chemical Regulation

Legislative Modernization for Chemical Regulation

Once again the government in Ottawa is talking about legislative ‘modernization’, which usually means tightening...