Member Updates

BC – Under 18 ban with Medical Exemption Starts Oct 15th, 2012

Friday, January 25, 2013
Oct 15th 2012 An informational fact sheet, signage and the regulations which I received Oct 11th has been eblasted out to you by out Industry Advocate Members. Below are my comments and understanding of the regulations 1.You must check ID if the person looks under the age of 18 – photo ID 2.There… continue reading


Friday, January 25, 2013
Dear JCTA Members, There will be no voting for director this year due to only 1 person running for each open director’s seat. The following are the directors either being elected or reelected; -Salon Director for Maritime Provinces – Reelected – Frank Findlay from Miami Tan -Salon Director for Ontario – Reelected- Deb Gilvesy from Tanners Studio -Salon Director for BC – Elected –Angie Woodhead from Cabana Tan -Industry Advocate Director – Reelected – Nik Van Haeren from Uvalux Tanning & Support The Board of Directors elected a new Vice President as per the bylaws.… continue reading

No more Private Member’s Bill for Teen Tan Ban in Ontario – 4th bill does not see the light of day!

Friday, January 25, 2013
No more Private Member’s Bill for Teen Tan Ban – 4th bill does not see the light of day! The JCTA has lobbied hard and has made sure another Private Member’s Bill from France Gelinas has not passed 2nd reading. Gelinas NDP MPP from the Nickel Belt has tried 3 times to introduce a private members bill for an under 18 ban.… continue reading

Consumer Confidence – NEW website

Friday, January 25, 2013
Consumer Confidence – NEW website Dear JCTA Members, December 5th 2012 is the start of a brighter future for the Canadian Indoor Tanning Community. This is the date went live. The start of a consumer confidence campaign that no other country has done before; this is all about getting our adult clients back.… continue reading

Accept Teen Ban or Not

Friday, January 25, 2013
Dear JCTA Member, Over the past several years there have been extensive discussions within the Canadian Tanning community as to  whether professional salons should accept a ban on those under 18 from accessing our services;  or if instead we should continue to pursue regulations that would include parental consent.  … continue reading

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