accThe Canadian Association of Textile Colourists and Chemists is a charted non-lucrative organism whose object shall be to benefit its members, professionals from the textile industry, through activities and initiatives it organises or supports. The main objects of the association are to increase the knowledge of the application of dyes and chemicals in the textile industry, to increase research work in chemical processes and materials of importance to that industry, to establish channels for increased interchange of professional knowledge and ideas and to sponsor and encourage textile technical education.