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Announcing the 2020 CANASA Annual General Meeting

All CANASA members are encouraged to participate in this year's AGM. This year's AGM will be held in a virtual format on June 17, 2020 at 3 p.m. ET. More

CANASA Annual Award Nominations 2020

Nominate a deserving CANASA member who has made a positive and professional contribution to the industry and the association. Nomination deadline is August 30. More

Letter from the Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General for Guard Companies

An important letter for guard companies which outlines two distinct changes affecting the private security and investigative services industry with respect to testing services and licence/registration extensions. More


CANASA Urges Government of Canada to Modify the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

In response to feedback from our members, a letter regarding the Federal CEWS program, is being sent out to politicians, media and fellow associations through CANASA. We encourage you to share the letter as you are able. More


Canadian Fire Alarm Association (CFAA) - COVID-19 Bulletin

CANASA is sharing an important CFAA Bulletin with recommendations regarding COVID-19 protocols for testing and inspection of Fire Alarm Systems in Buildings. More


York Regional Police Adopting Verified Alarm Response Program

Following the example set by other Ontario police services, effective June 01, 2020, York Regional Police will require verification of an alarm. More


UL Statement on Certifications to the Canadian Alarm Monitoring Industry

As developments around the corona virus COVID-19 continue to evolve, ULC has been asked how health risk mitigation techniques might impact Alarm Service Certifications, especially those that involve quarantine, social distancing, work from home, and similar. More



Join CANASA's Facebook Group

CANASA's new Facebook group provides an important forum for the Canadian Security industry to ask questions, seek advice and network with others in the Industry. More




CANASA Executive Director participates in panel discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses

In a video panel discussion with SP&T, CANASA Executive Director, Patrick Straw and security service providers discuss the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses. More



CANASA Joins GLS Alliance

CANASA has announced that it has joined the Global Life Safety Alliance as a Canadian Member. More





CANASA Executive Director offers advice on how security businesses can cope with COVID-19

In an interview with SP&T, CANASA Executive Director, Patrick Straw offers advice on how security businesses can cope with COVID-19. More