About The Canadian Pyrotechnic Council

The Canadian Pyrotechnic Council was formed by industry to provide a strong and united voice to represent pyrotechnic interests in Canada. As demand for more involved Pyro displays increases, the CPC will endeavour to assist both professionals and the public in the progression of the arts safely into the future.

A strong and well-represented organization can:

  • Give industry input to government regulators and policy makers.
  • Receive input from members
  • Manage and direct issues arising from members
  • Network within the pyrotechnic industry and sundry associated interests
  • Provide professional development for persons in industry
  • Deliver public relations programs
  • Create guidelines and industry standards
  • Be a venue for industry members to present their ideas/concerns/suggestions

Mission Statement

The Canadian Pyrotechnic Council (CPC) is a trade association representing the interests and future of the firework/pyrotechnic industry.

We enhance the ability of our members to:

  • Conduct business fairly and ethically
  • Comply with government regulations
  • Educate the public about our services and the safe and enjoyable use of our products

We accomplish our mission by:

  • Encouraging industry co-operation
  • Lobbying government and negotiating with regulators
  • Promoting safe operations and procedures within our membership

The Canadian Pyrotechnic Council Code Of Ethics For Members

content02Standard of Conduct: We conduct our business with honesty, integrity and in a professional manner that protects and enhances the pyrotechnic industry’s good reputation and public image. We shall respect the legitimate interests of those with whom we have relationships.

Obeying the Law: We comply with the laws and regulations of the countries in which we operate. We avoid any activities that could involve or lead to involvement in any unlawful practice or any harm to the industry’s reputation or image.

Employees: We are committed to diversity in a working environment and respect the human rights and interests of our employees. We respect the dignity of the individual and the right of employees to freedom of association.

Customers: We build trusting relationships with our customers and vendors by providing products and services, which consistently offer value in terms of price and quality. We take all reasonable measures to ensure our products are safe for their intended use by those who are appropriately trained. Products and services will be accurately and properly labeled, advertised and communicated.

Partnerships: We are committed to establishing mutually beneficial relations with our suppliers, customers and business partners. In our business dealings we expect our partners to adhere to business principles consistent with our own.

Community Involvement: Where possible we strive to be good corporate citizens and fulfill our responsibilities to the communities in which we operate.

Public Activities: We promote and defend our legitimate business interests. Through the Canadian Pyrotechnic Council we co-operate with governments and other organizations, in the development of proposed legislation and regulations which may affect our business interests. The Canadian Pyrotechnic Council neither supports political parties nor contributes to the funds of groups whose activities may promote party interests.

Health, Safety and the Environment: We are committed to safe and healthy working conditions for all employees. We are committed to making continuous improvements in the management of our environmental impact. We will work in partnership with others to promote high quality health, safety and environmental care.

Competition: We believe in vigorous yet fair competition and support the development of appropriate competition laws. Our members will conduct their operations in accordance with the principles of fair competition and all applicable regulations.

Business Integrity: Members of the Canadian Pyrotechnic Council do not give or receive, whether directly or indirectly, bribes or other improper advantages for business or financial gain. We do not offer, give or receive any gift or payment, which is, or may be construed as being, a bribe. Any demand for, or offer of, a bribe is rejected.

Conflicts of Interests: We avoid personal activities and financial interests, which could conflict with our responsibilities to the image and reputation of pyrotechnic industry at large.

Compliance: Compliance with these principles is an essential element in our acceptance of new members to the Canadian Pyrotechnic Council.