CNFA wishes British Columbia a safe and happy Halloween
Oct 30, 2017, 09:00 ET
CNFA shares tips & tricks to ensure safe and fun fireworks celebrations this Halloween as the year-long fireworks contest continues.
ALDERGROVE, BC, Oct. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - With the end of October upon us, the Canadian National Fireworks Association (CNFA) would like to wish all those celebrating with fireworks a safe and happy Halloween and to remind you to share your photos for a chance to win!
Residents of municipalities across British Columbia have used fireworks to celebrate Halloween and the harvest season for many years. The Canadian National Fireworks Association supports this tradition and encourages those using fireworks on October 31st to keep both safety and fun in mind!
"We always like to remind people that safety comes first when celebrating with family fireworks!" Says Melanie Sutherland, Acting Executive Director of CNFA, "Remember to always purchase your fireworks from a reputable distributor or retailer, follow the manufacturer's instructions printed on the product label, and wait thirty minutes before disposing of used fireworks or cleaning up after your display." A full list of fireworks safety tips and instructional videos can be found on the CNFA website at nationalfireworks.ca.
The CNFA also encourages consumers to check with their local municipality regarding rules and permits for Halloween fireworks as bylaws may differ across the province.
And for a chance to win, share your experience with the CNFA by snapping a photo and posting it on social media with the hashtag #CelebrateWithCNFA and a creative caption. You will instantly be entered for a chance to win one of four family fireworks prize packs valued at $500 as part of the CNFA's year long contest: #CelebrateWithCNFA!
For full #CelebrateWithCNFA contest details and information about the CNFA, visit www.nationalfireworks.ca.
About the Canadian National Fireworks Association (CNFA)
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 fireworks through public education, advocacy with regulators, and member compliance.
For more information visit: www.nationalfireworks.ca
SOURCE Canadian National Fireworks Association
For further information: Melanie Sutherland, Acting Executive Director, Canadian National Fireworks Association, [email protected], 604-360-2152
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