Media Releases


Friday, January 25, 2013
The new salon website is ready for viewing. Easier to find what you’re looking for and more information. Your username and password is the same as the old site. If you do have problems accessing the site please email and we’ll reset your password and send you your username.… continue reading

Don’t Tan If You’re A Skin Type 1

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) launched a new educational website - to show Canadian consumers how to indoor sunbathe in a responsible way. The two key elements in tanning responsibly and safely are; 1) professional and trained operators are in control of the equipment and 2) each sunbed user knows their skin type so that they are protected from overexposure. continue reading

Joint Canadian Tanning Association: Proposed teenage ban doesn’t address the real problem

Friday, September 14, 2012
The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) says that Ontario Premier McGuinty’s statement of earlier today announcing a ban on the use of indoor tanning facilities by those under the age of 18 “simply doesn’t go far enough” and “does not address the real issues.” continue reading

Canada’s tanning industry seeks provinces’ support for industry standards

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Canada’s tanning industry remains committed to applying strict professional standards to ensure that best practices are followed across the country – and it is calling on the provinces to support them. continue reading

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