Fireworks and pyrotechnics
Natural Resources Canada administers the Explosives Act and Regulations, with the goal to keep Canadians safe and secure. This includes regulating activities related to fireworks and pyrotechnics, which covers consumer and display fireworks, special effect pyrotechnics and fireworks accessories.
Consultation on explosives regulations
Canada’s explosives regulations are being updated. Learn more about the consultation process and how to participate.
Services and information
From fireworks at a Canada Day party to professional fireworks for events, which permits, licences or certificates you need
Requirements to manufacture and store fireworks and pyrotechnics. Which permits, licences or certificates you need
Requirements to buy, sell and use fireworks and pyrotechnics
Requirements to import, export and transport fireworks and pyrotechnics
When and how to report an accident or incident involving explosives or restricted components
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