Media Releases

Tanning industry launches website to dispel myths

Friday, January 25, 2013
TORONTO – Canadians are about to learn a lot more about tanning, thanks to the Joint Canadian Tanning Association’s new The site is a valuable resource for those seeking factual information about tanning. It will also address some of the myths about tanning.… continue reading

Joint Canadian Tanning Association Asks Canadian Dermatology Association to Correct Vitamin D Misrepresentation

Friday, January 25, 2013
KELOWNA, B.C. –The Joint Canadian Tanning Association is reinforcing its campaign that suggests the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) should correct its ongoing public denial of the fact that indoor tanning is an abundant source of vitamin D – an obvious error that the CDA has repeated on several occasions, despite scientific evidence to prove the contrary.… continue reading

Ontario’s tanning professionals act responsibly

Friday, January 25, 2013
KELOWNA  — Members of the Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) are saddened by the callous hit and run tactics used today by the Ontario branch of the Canadian Cancer Society to damage the tanning industry’s ongoing efforts to educate the public about tanning.… continue reading

Tanning Community: Ontario Bill Would Hurt Teens, Not Help Them

Friday, January 25, 2013
KELOWNA, BC – Canada’s indoor tanning community has offered substantive information showing why passage of an Ontario bill seeking to deny teenagers access to professional indoor tanning salons would actually increase sunburn incidence – not reduce it. The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA), the professional association for indoor tanning facilities in Canada, detailed its objections in its Position Paper sent to the Standing Committee on Social Policy about Ontario’s Bill 83.… continue reading


Friday, January 25, 2013
KELOWNA, BC – The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) recognizes November as the beginning of “Vitamin D Winter” – a period when sun exposure in all of Canada is too weak to trigger the natural production of vitamin D in human skin.… continue reading

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