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2016 News Archives:

January - Happy New Year!, Announcing the Great Fire Alarm Technician Challenge!, Technician Meet and Greet!

May-June - BC Supreme Court Shatters ASTTBC’s EWP Dream, CFAA Ontario Hosts First Technician Seminar, ASTTBC 2015 Complaint Outcomes, Dear Frank,..., Town of The Blue Mountains New Fire Alarm Verification Requirements, EXTECH/Flir A New Partner in Life Safety!

July-August - Karen McDiarmid Appointed ASTTBC Fire Protection Manager, Happy Canada Day, Happy Independence Day, Carbon Monoxide in the Home, Cranbrook School District Adopts FTN Inspection Forms!

September-October - Gary Darling Passes, FTN is NINE!, Fire Prevention Week!

November - ASTTBC’s New Office, Ontario Electrical Initiative, We’re NINE!, ASTTBC Announces Changes to Trainee Status, ASTTBC WA Endorsement Now Requires Sprinkler Fitter RED SEAL!

 

TOP TEN MOST-READ PAGES, NEWS ARTICLES & EDITORIALS
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FAQ's Page
Search Terms: CFAA, Extinguisher Hydro-Test, Fire Alarm Verification, Testing Isolator Modules
Glossary of Industry Terms
Search Terms: Active Communication, AHJ, DVACS, Battery De-rating Factor
Fire Alarm Field Device Installation Guide
Search Terms:  Fire Alarm Installation, Fire Alarm Isolators, Manual Station Height, Fire Alarm Wiring Guide
TECH-NEWS AND VIEWS! - November 2016
Search Terms: Verification, CFAA, ASTTBC, Fire Alarm Technician Certification
Use of Signalink’s Firelink II in Canada - A Special Report
Search Terms: Mircom, Signalink, Firelink 2, McConchie Law, David Sylvester
EDITORIAL - December 2015
Search Terms: CFAA, Annual Inspection, CAN/ULC-S536, Inspection Estimator Tool
FORMS Page
Search Terms: Fire Alarm Verification Form, Extinguisher Inspection Form, Fire Alarm Inspection Form
TECH-NEWS AND VIEWS! May 2012
Search Terms: AFSA, Rich Morris, CFAA
EDITORIAL! October 2016
Search Terms: Verification, CAN/ULC-S537, Verification testing forms
TECH-NEWS! October 2010
Search Terms: Active Fire, Potter Electric Signal, Active Fire and Safety, Frank Kurz

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In Memoriam
G. Richard (Rich) Morris
Celebrating a truly
remarkable life!

CFAA’s Tribute
SCC’s Tribute

In Memoriam
David Sylvester
CFAA Legend, Educator,
and Friend!

CFAA’s Tribute


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