Fireworks and other combustibles are classified as age-restricted products in Canada.
The minimum age for the sale of fireworks in Canada is 18.
Legislation regarding the sale of these products varies from province to province, and can even be governed by local municipal bylaws. It is mandatory that any reseller of fireworks store and display the product in a controlled environment placing the utmost emphasis on safety and security.
Convenience store operators have a duty to sell these items in a responsible manner and to do their utmost to keep them out at the hands of youth.
Being an age restricted product category, the CCSA We-Expect ID Responsible Retail Training program includes these popular but potentially dangerous products.