This category of Blog posts reflects activities that relate to regulations at the Federal level in Canada.

Response to Health Canada Notice to Industry

Posted by VapeMate on 10/7/2017 to Federal Regulation

In response to the Health Canada Notice to Industry Regarding Vaping Products not marketed for a Therapeutic Use, we have sent a letter to Health Canada and the Consumer Products Safety Directorate with our feedback.

We hope that others will do the same.

Silence is Consent...


Good Day,

My name is John Haste, founder and former director of the Electronic Cigarette Trade Association (ECTA) of Canada and owner of VapeMate, a small vaping product retail store located in Kenora, Ontario.

Canada Bill S-5 Call to Action (3 minutes)

Posted by VapeMate on 9/1/2017 to Federal Regulation
Call to ACTION for Canadian Vapers, Smokers and Supporters
It will take you less than 3 minutes to make a difference in the future of vaping.


Senate Bill S-5 is up for Second Reading in the House of Commons

When the members of parliament return to Ottawa on September 18, 2017, it will be back to business. When the broke for the summer, Bill S-5 had just completed First Reading.

There are a significant number of VERY big issues within the bill that will do significant damage to your ability to get and use the vaping products that you currently use, thus keep you away from smoking.

There is an official parliamentary e-petition that desperately needs support. It needs YOUR support, your family's support and the support of all of your friends as well.

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