|Acknowledgements and Accomplishments
December 8 – CANASA Prairie Regional Council Holiday Event took place at the Canad Inns Polo Park with 18 attendees to network with security professionals and kick off the holiday season. We would like to thank our sponsor Lanvac Surveillance Inc. and guest speaker, Richard McMullen (CANASA). Thank you to the Prairie Regional Council Members that made this event a success: Wendy Zaporosky (Lanvac Surveillance Inc.), Lisa Boyer (ADI), Ellery Demedash (E2 Security), Kim Caron (Armstrong’s National Alarm Monitoring), Jonathan Metcalfe (National Industrial Communications Inc.), Jeff Munday (Tyco Security Products), Alida Remillard (SecurTek – A SaskTel Company) and Tara Webber (Tri-Ed Ltd.).
November 26 – CANASA BC Regional Council Lunch and Holiday Cheer took place at Taverna Greka with 35 attendees to network, meet up with old friends and celebrate the holiday season. We would like to thank the BC Regional Council Members that made this event a success: George Robinson (CL2G Consulting), Stuart Armour (Affordable Security Systems), Kevin Hincks (Tyco Security Products), Anita Brunet (Tri-Ed Ltd.), Luke Malcolm (Safe Home Security Ltd.), Karen McGee (Shaw Sabey & Associates Ltd.), Devon Thomas (Fluent Home Ltd.) and Wendy Zaporosky (Lanvac Surveillance Inc.).
November 26 – CANASA Quebec Regional Council Christmas Cocktails began with a guided tour of the renowned ITHQ’s kitchen laboratories that have delivered some of the most famous chefs in Quebec with the event proceeding to the Hotel de I’Institut where the 63 attendees were able to make new contacts and mingle with friends. We would like to thank our sponsors ADT (Daniel Leblanc) and Automatic System America (Martin Canuel) and Quebec Regional Council Members: Michel Houde (Central Video Systeme), Jean Rho (Consultants Techniques Technilogic Inc.), Andre Laplante (Centrale D’Alarme Bromont), Denis Primeau ( Technisecur Electronique), Chantel Belanger (Advic Securite Inc.), Vanessa Blouin (Residencia Securite Inc.), Gaetan Bordeleau (Counterforce Corporation) and Chair of the Activity Committee, Robert Branchaud (Consultant), Luc Champagne (Yvon Roy Entrepreneur Electricien (1985) Inc.), Michel Labelle (Tri-Ed Ltd.), Maxime Lafreniere (CDVI Americas Ltd.), Daniel Leblanc (ADT Canada), Robert Leduc (Lanvac Surveillance Inc.) and Karl St-Laurent (Secur-Icare Inc.).
October 20 - Monitoring Station Symposium took place to share Best Practices for Monitoring Stations and introduce the new CANASA Monitoring Station Best Practices Guide. Thank you to the guest speakers: Carolyn Sweenie (Toronto Police Service), Pam Petrow (CSAA), Richard McMullen (CANASA), Allison Tuke (Telsco Security Systems Inc.) and Kevin Leonard (Huronia Alarm & Fire Security Inc.), our sponsors Bosch, Honeywell, SP&T News, Tyco Security Products and Videofied. Also thank you to the moderators of the Round Table Discussion: Kim Caron (Armstrong’s National Alarm Monitoring) and Neil Sutton (SP&T) and to our National Monitoring Station Committee Members: Kim Caron (Armstrong’s National Alarm Monitoring), Pascal Bergeron (Tyco Security Products), Kevin Leonard (Huronia Alarm & Fire Security Inc.), Mark Phillippi (SecurTek-A SaskTel Company), Neil Sutton (SP&T News) Allison Tuke (Telsco Security Systems Inc.) and Wendy Zaporosky (Lanvac Surveillance Inc.).
October 1 - CANASA, in partnership with the Canadian Fire Alarm Association (CFAA), organized an information session which gathered 53 CANASA members at Chateau Royal in Laval. The meeting aimed at improving the understanding the Quebec Construction Code (CNB 2005 and the new CNB 2010) and the prerequisites according to the ULC Standard –S561. We wish to thank the President of CFAA Daniel Guérin, their members Antonio Lapolla, Pierre Noël and the guest speaker: Sylvain Desgroseilliers (T.P.I.). Thank you to the CANASA Québec Activity Committee members for their contribution to the event: Gaetan Bordeleau (Counterforce Corporation), Denis Primeau (Technisecur Electronique), Michel Labelle (Tri-Ed Ltd.), Daniel Leblanc (ADT Canada), Robert Leduc (Lanvac Surveillance Inc.).
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!