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Savings For Your Company

Keeping up to date is costly
  • CCSPA representatives attended over 130 government meetings on behalf of our members in 2016.
  • CCSPA sent over 132 letters and submissions to key officials in the Federal Government and in all provinces on a host of issues in 2016.
  • With the new Liberal Government, we sent all 338 Members of Parliament letters of congratulation.
  • CCSPA regularly meets with key Health Canada, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada and Science & Economic Development Canada officials in Ottawa, plus other provincial officials as required. Our solid network of policymakers is impressive.
  • CCSPA does it all for less: consultant fees can be as much as $750 an hour just to read the Canada Gazette!

 

Non-compliance is costly
  • Your company could be subject to penalties of which you are not aware.
  • You could pay up to $1 million and/or serve up to 3 years in prison for non-compliance with the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
  • The Pest Management Regulatory Agency can charge more than $4000 for a very serious violation of the Pest Control Products Act.
  • Under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, Health Canada can charge up to $5,000 per day for non-compliance.

 

Missed opportunities are costly
  • CCSPA provides the industry consensus on various issues to relevant government officials who shape policy and regulation.
  • CCSPA committees collaborate with government officials to develop significant government policies based on our members’ input.