We’re the voice of the natural, organic and wellness industry in Ottawa. Through legislative and regulatory advocacy, CHFA works to educate Government on regulatory impacts in our industry while positively pushing for greater business support for our members and proactive health options for Canadians.

Find out more about our current priorities and how you can get involved below, or feel free to contact us at

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Natural Health Products (NHPs)

NHPs including vitamins, minerals, homeopathic medicines and herbal remedies are regulated in Canada by the Natural and Non-Prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) under the Natural Health Products Regulations (NHPR). We work with government to help ensure NHPs are appropriately regulated to keep NHPs accessible to Canadians.

Save Our Supplements  CBD 


Our global food system is constantly changing, with the growing demand for plant-based options and supplemented foods. Food in Canada must comply with a range of regulations to ensure our health and safety. We work to uphold these regulations and promote measures that foster the growth of the sector.

Supplemented Foods  Food Regulatory Modernization  Plant-based Foods 


As the world makes moves to become more sustainable, we are working with a Trade Association Group focused on sustainability to find ways for our community to play a part.