News Archives 2017

January 2017
Central Ontario Regional Council presents a Three Session Speaker Series: "Change Management"
Attend Security Canada trade shows and stay on top of the latest trends and security innovations.
CANASA’s National Scholarship Program - $1,000 towards your children's tuition fees!
Sign your technicians up for the Alarm Technician Course (ATC) – CANASA members save 50%
Quebec Regional Council 2016 Overview
Mission 500 Hockey Classic – February 16, 2017
Welcoming new CANASA members (December 2016 and January 2017)

February 2017
Know someone who deserves an award? Nominate them today!
CANASA Appoints New Executive Director
CANASA Annual General Meeting - April 26, 2017
Proposed Slate of 2017-2019 CANASA National Board of Directors
Volunteers needed for collective agreement negotiations
Visit us at the Security Career Expo & Career Fair – March 8, 2017
Surrey B.C. launches "Project IRIS"
Welcoming new CANASA members (January and February)

March 2017
Meeting with the London Police Service "Implications of New Verified Response Program" March 29 in London ON
Condolences to family and friends of Michel Houde
National Board Elections
Save the date for the CANASA 2017 Monitoring Symposium in Partnership with the CSAA!
Has CRTC contacted you lately?
Welcoming new CANASA members (February and March)

April 2017
CANASA elects new 2017-2019 President  Ellery Demedash
CANASA Announces Resignation of Executive Director
Technical consulting on electronic security systems subject to the PSA
Introducing CANASA's newest Affinity partner, Merchant Treasury
Welcoming new CANASA members (March and April)

May 2017

Verified Response: Coming To a Neighbourhood Near You!
Security Canada East 2017 a Big Success
Security Canada Alberta Connects With the Industry
Quebec Regional Council 2017-2019
CANASA announces new Executive Director Patrick Straw
Remembering Marc Mineau
London Police Service "Implications of New Verified Response Program" Q&A
Security Canada Ottawa - A Capital Event

June 2017
All intrusion alarm calls made to Edmonton Police Service now subject to Enhanced Call Verification (ECV)
Delta Police Department Requests Input on Implementing Enhanced Verified Response
Congratulations to CANASA’s National Scholarship winners!
Recognizing CANASA’s award winners 2017
Regional Councils elect Presidents and Vice Presidents
City of Kingston invites stakeholders to a consultation meeting
Welcoming new CANASA members (May and June)​


July 2017
Ivan Spector Voted TMA President-Elect
Announcing CANASA National Scholarship winners!
New data shows website attacks on the rise
Great Weather Great Golf
More Help from Revenue Canada for SME’s
ULC Program changes - Managed Facilities-Based Voice Network (MFVN) Services
CANASA members distinguish themselves in Québec
Valuable alarm policy meeting held in Kingston July 21

August 2017
Executive Director Straw Outlines CANASA Initiatives
Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report Now Available
Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA) now a CANASA Affinity partner
Security Canada Central Keynote Speaker Announced

New ATC Course Dates Available
Monitoring Station Reference Guidelines
NEW! Alarm Panel Codes and Definitions


September 2017
7% Growth Projected for Security Camera Market
ADT Names New Canadian President
Choice Hotels Fall Bonus Offer
Security and Fire Execs Named at Honeywell

October 2017
Monitoring Station Symposium 2017 - Speaker Presentations

Cybercrime Costs Businesses $11.7m per Year
Follow-up Regarding the 2017-2021 Collective Agreement Negotiations — Construction

CANASA and ASIS establish new relationship
Commission de la construction du Québec — Development courses for 2017-2018
Honeywell Spins Off ADI
Report Shows Loss of Critical Data Could Devastate Small Biz
Monitoring Station Symposium draws praise from attendees
Security Canada Central Wraps Up Successful Show Season
Timelines for student internships
Thanks to CANASA Booth Volunteers at Security Canada Central

November 2017
Pressure Continues to Do More With Less
The 2017–2021 collective agreement negotiations end in a deadlock

Which one is mandatory: FT5 or FT6?
Key Canadian Findings in EY Security Survey
Tripwire Executive Guide to Critical Security
TrackTik Named a Top Company to Watch
BCE to acquire AlarmForce Industries​
ADT Acquires DATASHIELD
Quebec City By-law 883
New Operator Training Course from The Monitoring Association
Cybersecurity Blog Launched by Website Magazine
New Security Canada Video
Windsor Police to Provide 911 Call-Answering and Police Dispatch for Amherstburg Police

December 2017
London Verified Response Implementation
a.p.i. Adds CCAQ
Cyberattacks Growing in Scope