Over a 13 year span, there were just 4 injuries caused by fireworks in all of Alberta. This accounts for just 0.09% of all fire related injuries in the province.
The Federal government created regulations governing Family Fireworks. These laws address the sale, usage, and storage of Family Fireworks and mandate absolute safety. Saskatchewan and Manitoba use the federal regulations; by allowing for liberal fireworks laws they maintain an extremely low incident rate
Manitoba reports just 7 injuries caused by fireworks since 1980.
During an unsteady economic time, fireworks act as a vital supplemental income to retail stores across the country. Fireworks bring joy and happiness to the consumer and contribute to the overall sustainability of the retailer and in turn the economy.