CANASA Update: CANASA opens doors to new members

Wednesday September 05, 2018
Written by CANASA Staff
CANASA announces new membership category

CANASA has announced a new membership category permitting full membership for consultants and professionals.

Based on the recent update to the bylaw and membership policy revision, the following conditions now apply for regular membership: “Any person or corporation who is engaged in providing security products and services, or security related products and services, may join as a regular member of the Association, each of whom shall be entitled to one vote.”

Examples applicable to this change would include architects, consulting engineers and cybersecurity consultants who design/recommend security systems, products and/or services.

For additional information on CANASA membership, benefits and the affinity program for members, please contact Erich Repper, membership services specialist at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 905-513-0622 Ext. 223.

CANASA joins ULC Standards committee for cannabis

CANASA is pleased to announce that Patrick Straw, executive director of CANASA, has been named to the ULC Standards committee for the production and distribution of cannabis. Straw will be joined on this important commit- tee by representatives of three CANASA member companies.

SEE ALSO ULC tackles new standard for safety in cannabis production

Security Canada upcoming events

Security Canada Atlantic will be held in Moncton on Sept. 12. CANASA is pleased to announce that Stephen Sayle, CEO of Sayle Group & Sayle Safety, specializing in developing health and safety environment management systems, will present the keynote address at the event.

Next up on the Security Canada calendar will be the big event in Toronto — Security Canada Central — on Oct. 24 and 25. The keynote address will be presented by David Shipley, CEO of Beauceron, focusing on cybersecurity and its role in government, military and public/private safety. Please visit for more information on the Moncton and Toronto events.

CANASA awards Kim Caron and Chris Izatt

Kim Caron, director of business development for Armstrong’s National Alarm Monitoring and past president of CANASA, has been awarded the R.A. Henderson Award for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the industry.

Chris Izatt of Falcon Security has been awarded the CANASA Outstanding Contributor Award for his commitment and contributions to the industry.

Congratulations to both!

Visit CANASA’s new and improved website

All the information on CANASA membership categories and benefits, job board, links to Security Canada and the latest security-related news is available on our new and improved website:

This article originally appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of SP&T News.

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