Save the date!

The 2018 Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday October 22, 2018 at the Cosmetology Association of New Brunswick office!

220 Whiting Road
Fredericton, NB E3B 5V5

2018 Election Candidates


  1. Douglas Black
  2. Penny Seelye-Sweet


  1. Carlotta O’Donnell
  2. Nadia Cormier
  3. Gaye Cail


  1. Gisele Pyne
  2. Nadia Cormier


  1. Norma Brine

5 members to be elected

  1. Paul Ouellette
  2. Kim McEwen
  3. Nadia Cormier
  4. Penny Seelye Sweet
  5. Gisele Pyne
  6. Carlotta O’Donnell
  7. Vanessa Duffy
  8. Gaye Gail
  9. Brian Gregoire

5 members to be elected

  1. Paul Ouellette
  2. Kim McEwen
  3. Colleen Jones-McLeod
  4. Gisèle Pyne
  5. Gilles Ringuette
  6. Cynthia Good-Cormier
  7. Leanne Charleton
  8. Genevieve Albert
  9. Carlotta O’Donnell
  10. Vanessa Duffy
  11. Gaye Cail
  12. Penny Seelye Sweet
  13. Doug Black


The Cosmetology Association of New Brunswick (CANB) regulates the professions of cosmetology in the province of New Brunswick.

IMPORTANT REMINDER; In the province of New Brunswick, the following services must be performed by licensed lash and brow technicians or licensed aestheticians with the Cosmetology Association of New Brunswick:

  • lash and brow extensions
  • lash and brow tinting
  • lash perming (lifting)

Training must be completed in a school, registered with the CANB, for a minimum of 300 hours. For information on obtaining a license, or to verify that the individual holds a valid license with the CANB, please contact the office. Disinfection brochure ENG

Hairstylist/hairdresser – carries out any of the following services; cutting hair with scissors, razors, thinning shears, clippers, trimmers etc, clipping, bleaching, coloring, tinting, dressing, drying, curling, waving or permanently waving, chemical texturing straightening and chemical straightening, cleansing, styling, preparation and application of wigs and artificial, shampooing and conditioning of the hair; treatments, massaging for relaxation only of the scalp, neck and shoulders of any person.

“No person other than a licensed hairstylist shall be entitled to use the title “Hairstylist” or “hairdresser”.

The New Brunswick Registered Barbers’ Association defines a barber as a person who carries on business for remuneration in a “barber shop”. The primary services of a barber are shaving, cutting, clipping with scissors, clippers or other appliance. Some of the incidental services are singeing, shampooing, conditioning, coloring, bleaching and tinting; and massaging the neck, shoulders and scalp.

Before you accept cosmetology services be sure that the salon and operator are in compliance with the Cosmetology Association of New Brunswick Act and its By-laws.

Salon owners and cosmetologist must display their valid license.

For further information contact the CANB at 1.800.561.8087