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A happy birthday to the monarch who invented the long weekend!

By Geoff / May 20, 2017

  Queen Victoria would be 198 this year, and seeing as her big day ushers in summer, what better way to mark the occasion than by watching a fireworks show?  Why, by watching a GREAT fireworks show put on by your favourite pyros, of course!  Not only do people brave traffic and mosquitoes to finally … Read more

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NEED FIREWORKS FOR VICTORIA DAY?

By Geoff / May 15, 2017

  Victoria Day long weekend is fast approaching… do you have your fireworks yet?  If not (or if you just need even more!), we are your source for high-quality and exciting consumer-grade pyro.  We have a great selection of cakes, Roman candles, assortment packs, and sparklers for the kids and young-at-heart alike!   Just in … Read more

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Our May 6th licensing course was a success!

By Geoff / May 10, 2017

We hosted our annual fireworks licensing course on May 6 at our shop.  As usual, it was a success, and we’re looking forward to working with all our new pyros!  Thanks to everyone who braved the wet weather to come out.  See you onsite for Victoria Day long weekend!   Still looking to join a … Read more

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Wilmot Township Canada Day fireworks!

By Geoff / April 21, 2017

    We are very excited to be firing Wilmot Township’s 2017 Canada Day fireworks.  A special “thank you” to their media team for creating this great graphic for us!  It’s always extra fun to put on a show for the neighbours… for more information, visit their official website, and their special Canada150 site.  And don’t … Read more

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March Break Fireworks!

By Geoff / March 7, 2017

North Star will be returning to Blue Mountain for March Break 2017!  We have 3 shows around the pond in the Village: Monday March 13, Wednesday March 15, and Friday March 17.  All shows will be fired at 8pm; don’t forget to wear your green for St. Patrick’s Day! And as usual, our friends at … Read more

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Upcoming North Star shows

By Geoff / February 21, 2017

This weekend sees 2 shows for North Star: On Friday, February 24, we will be part of the Moonbeam Winter Carnival, in Moonbeam, ON And on Saturday February 25, we are providing the pyro to Mansfield Ski Club’s  annual auction.

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St. Thomas Hospital fundraiser show a success!

By Geoff / February 21, 2017

North Star had the privilege of being invited to the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital 2017 World Tubing Championships, on February 19!  Despite the spring-like temperatures, the local fire department worked the snow guns hard to ensure that the event went off smoothly for all teams.  And judging by the loud cheers at the end of our … Read more

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Are you looking for large-calibre fireworks for 2017?

By Geoff / February 7, 2017

  Attention all pyros!  We will be selling large-calibre shells this season, just in time for Canada’s 150th.  If you are interested in Spanish-style 8″, 10″ and/or 12″ shells this year, we will have a great range of effects at competitive prices.  Please note: you will need an approved application to purchase display fireworks, as … Read more

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A great video featuring your favourite pyros!

By Geoff / December 12, 2016

Want to get a behind-the-scenes look at what we do?  Check this video out!  Special thanks to James Harrickey and Neil Brown of Canadore College for filming and production.   https://youtu.be/3-AgW-Op2l4

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Get licensed in 2017!

By Geoff / December 12, 2016

Mark your calendars!  Saturday, May 6 2017 is the date we have set for our next Display Fireworks Safety and Legal Awareness Training Course… this will get you licensed and all set to kick off the 2017 fireworks season with us for the Victoria Day long weekend! The one-day course will be held at our head … Read more

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