Mission Statement

The CNFA’s mission is to promote fair access and safety in the sale and use of fireworks through public education, advocacy with regulators, and member compliance.

Canadian National Fireworks Association

Through government advocacy and working with its partners to promote responsible regulation of the industry, the CNFA is the leading national voice to advocate on behalf of the fireworks industry.

Promoting the Fireworks Industry

The CNFA works to promote the industry through:

Consumer Fireworks

Consumer fireworks are a popular form of fireworks used for recreation. They include noisemakers, ground spinners, sparklers and aerial fireworks.

Display Fireworks

Display Fireworks are fireworks designed to be used by professionals.  These include items such as aerial shells, waterfalls, lances and wheels.

Close Proximity and Special Effects

Special effect pyrotechnics are a very technical and specialized type of pyrotechnics, designed to be used by professionals.  They are often used in live production, film and television as well as sporting events.  These would include items such as gerbs, mines, comets and crossettes.

Promoting Safety

The CNFA promotes the safe sale and use of fireworks across Canada through:

  • Advocacy
  • Code Development
  • Coalition Building
  • Education and Training
  • Compliance Assistance
  • Promoting Safety
  • Assistance to Enforcement Officials
  • Public Relations

Its members are committed to regulatory compliance.