|Acknowledgements and Accomplishments
February 3 – CANASA Central Ontario Regional Council Breakfast Meeting took place at Jack Astor’s Bar & Grill with 44 attendees to network with security professionals and learn about leveraging online marketing to build your business. We would like to thank our sponsors: DSC and Lanvac Surveillance Inc. and guest speakers, Robert Murray, Intrigue Media and Vanessa Young, Intrigue Media. Thank you to the Central Ontario Council Members that made this event a success: Anna de Jager-Duplicki (Lanvac Surveillance Inc.), Alex Sein (OBN Security & Investigative Consultants Inc.), Bev Champagne (Security Response Center), Brian Gibbs (Damar Security Systems), Chris Izatt (Falcon Security Co.), Derek Christian (Keyscan Inc.), Ed O’Hearn (Honeywell Security & Fire), Frank Filice (Anacon Solutions), Joseph Rossano (L’Aquila Electronic Systems Inc.), Mary Vella (API Alarm Monitoring), Tom Bennett (True Steel Security).
February 3 – CANASA Quebec Regional Council, in partnership with ULC, Breakfast Meeting took place at Hotel Welcominns with 53 attendees to get an update on the Commission de la construction du Quebec and false alarm regulations from Quebec City. We would like to thank our guest speaker Louis-Philippe Gagnon, ULC and the Quebec Regional Council Members that made this event a success: Michel Houde (Central Video Systeme), Jean Rho (Consultants Techniques Technilogic Inc.), Andre Laplante (Centrale D’Alarme Bromont), Denis Primeau (Technisecur Electronique), Chantal Belanger (Advic Securite Inc.), Vanessa Blouin (Residencia Securite Inc.), Gaetan Bordeleau (ADT Canada), Robert Branchaud (IONODES), Luc Champagne (Yvon Roy Entrepreneur Electricien (1986) Inc., Maxime Lafreniere (CDVI Americas Ltd.), Daniel Leblanc (ADT Canada), Robert Leduc (Lanvac Surveillance Inc.), Francois Sorel (Tri-Ed Ltd.) and Karl St-Laurent (Secur-Icare Inc.).
February 25 – CANASA Golden Horseshoe Regional Council Breakfast Meeting took place at the Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre with 45 attendees to learn about how video monitoring can benefit your business. We would like to thank our sponsors: DSC, Norelco SafeCAM and RSI Videofied and guest speakers: Vito Grieco, Norelco Safecam, Rob Harman, DSC (Tyco Security Products), Keith Jentroft, RSI Videofied, Alex Savoie, Norelco SafeCAM, and our moderator, Neil Sutton, SP&T News and Canadian Security magazine and 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-Duplicki (Lanvac Surveillance Inc.), Paul Grossinger (SP&T New – Securite Quebec – Canadian Security), Scott Hammond (Hammond Manufacturing), David Hutchison (Santeri Industries), David Lopinski (David Lopinski Electronic Ltd.) and Michael Polo (Hall Telecommunications Supply Ltd.).
March 30 – CANASA Southwestern Ontario Regional Council Breakfast Meeting took place at Best Western Lamplighter Inn with 23 attendees to learn about cyber security and video surveillance. We would like to thank our sponsor Axis Communications, guest speaker: David Heath, Axis Communications and 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), 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!