The Canadian National Fireworks Association Reminds Consumers To Enjoy Fireworks Safely this New Year’s Eve!

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (December 31, 2013) – The traditional welcome of a new year is a wonderful time when family and friends get together and celebrate with fireworks across the world!

The Canadian National Fireworks Association (CNFA) is encouraging all who are enjoying family fireworks this New Year’s Eve to please keep in mind that safety always comes first! We want to ensure that the whole experience is a memorable one for you and the family.

Always purchase your fireworks from a reputable distributor.  This ensures the product has passed all Canadian safety standards.  Take a few moments to carefully review the safety guidelines in regards to handling, discharging and disposing your family fireworks. By following the safety guidelines, you and your family are certain to fully enjoy this time-honoured tradition!

The CNFA reminds consumers to check with your local municipality regarding permits as bylaws may differ.

The CNFA is the leading national voice for the fireworks industry.  Its mission is to promote fair access and safety in the sale and use of all fireworks through public education, advocacy with regulators, and member compliance.

For further information, please contact:

Dominique Allen, Executive Director
Canadian National Fireworks Association

Tel: 778-255-CNFA (2632)
Fax: 604-852-3469