|Acknowledgements and Accomplishments
October 6 – CANASA Central Ontario Regional Council Breakfast Meeting took place at Jack Astor’s Bar & Grill. With 59 in attendance it was an engaging and informative educational session on Audio and the Law with speaker Elliot Goldstein, B.A., J.D. We would like to thank our sponsors: ADI and Louroe Electronics, and the Central Ontario Regional Council Members that made this event a success: Anna de Jager (Lanvac Surveillance Inc.), Tom Bennett (True Steel Security), Jarrod Budd, Beverley Champagne (Security Response Center), Derek Christian (Keyscan Inc.), Frank Filice (Anacon Solutions), Brian Gibbs (Damar Security Systems), Imran Hasan (Transglobal Systems of Canada), Chris Izatt (Falcon Security Co.), Artem Katsaga (Meridian Security Solutions Inc), Richard McMullen (Fleming Communications Inc.), Joseph Rossano (L’Aquila Electronic), Alex Sein (OBN Security & Investigative Consultants Inc.), Mary Vella (API Alarm Monitoring) and Jay Ward (Pixelcom Solutions).
October 20 – CANASA Staff and Volunteers hosted a Breakfast Meet and Greet for new and potential members the morning of day two at the Security Canada Central Trade show. It was an interesting round table conversation about membership and changes in the industry. Thank you to our Council and National Board members who lending their industry expertise to this session: Derek Christian (Keyscan Inc.), Chris Izatt (Falcon Security Co.), Alex Sein (OBN Security & Investigative Consultants Inc.), Mary Vella (API Alarm Monitoring), Jay Ward (Pixelcom Solutions) and Richard McMullen (Fleming Communications Inc.)
November 2 – CANASA Golden Horseshoe Regional Council Breakfast Meeting took place at the Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre with 48 attendees, it was a full session of networking and learning about what to do and expect when selling your business. We would like to thank our sponsor: Safe Tech Alarm Systems, guest speaker: Victor Harding (Harding Security Services Inc) and the Golden Horseshoe Regional Council Members that made this event a success: Joseph Rossano (L’Aquila Electronic Systems Inc.), Kevin Allison (Fire Monitoring of Canada Inc.), Roger Barnes (Roger’s Security Systems Inc.), Gene Blahut (PCS), Anna de Jager (Lanvac Surveillance Inc.), Paul Grossinger (SP&T New – Securite Quebec – Canadian Security), Scott Hammond (Hammond Manufacturing), David Lopinski (David Lopinski Electronic Ltd.) and Michael Polo (Hall Telecommunications Supply Ltd.)
November 23 – CANASA British Columbia Regional Council BC Regional Council Holiday Social took place at Taverna Greka, it was a festive networking lunch with 30 attendees. We would like to thank the British Columbia Council Members that made this event a success: George Robinson (CL2G Consulting), Stuart Armour (Affordable Security Systems), Anita Brunet (Tri-Ed Ltd.), Kevin Hincks (Tyco Security Products), Luke Malcolm (Safe Home Security Ltd.), Karen McGee (Shaw Sabey & Associates Ltd.), Devon Thomas (Fluent Home Ltd.) and Wendy Zaporosky.
November 30 – CANASA Southwestern Ontario Regional Council Breakfast Meeting took place at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn with 19 attendees it was an informative session about closing more sales with a competitive lease program. We would like to thank our sponsor: RCAP Leasing, guest speaker: Jo-Anne Bailey (RCAP Leasing) and the Southwestern Ontario Regional Council Members that made this event a success: Brian Gibbs (Damar Security Systems), Angelo Bucciarelli (Freedom 55 Financial & Quadrus Investments Services Ltd.), Al Herrington (Progarde Security Inc.), Robert Hoevenaars (Alarmtech Security Systems Inc.), Christopher Kennedy (Hudson Entry and Automation) and Mark Smith (Forest City Fire Protection & Security).
On behalf of CANASA members and staff, thank you to ALL of these volunteers and organizations for their assistance in spreading the word about our great association!