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

CANASA has submitted a request to the Government of Canada that the CEW be modified to include significant sectors within the security industry that will not currently qualify. 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


RESIDEO Town Hall Discussion: State of the Security Industry During COVID-19 on April 8

CANASA Executive Director, Patrick Straw will be participating in this exchange of information with all North American Security Associations. More




York Regional Police Adopt 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


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

B.C. Releases List of COVID-ID Essential Services

The B.C. Government has provided a list of COVID-19 essential services which includes security and protective services. 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



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

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 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 April 29. More

CANASA Joins GLS Alliance

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

Brinks Acquires G4S Cash Business

Brink’s announced that it has recently acquired a majority of the cash operations of G4S. More




Announcing the 2020 CANASA Annual General Meeting

All CANASA members are encouraged to participate in the democratic voting process that takes place on an annual basis at the Annual General Meeting held in Richmond, BC on June 17, 2020. More