Public Listing of Canadian Technicians

QuassEE

Moderator - CPST Instructor
The master list will be added to when individual techs submit their information via reply to this thread. Moderators will maintain. Keep in mind that this is a public thread, and individuals should be encouraged to contact the technician directly through private message (PM) within these forums. Please send a private message to a technician if you require assistance.

Although we do our best to maintain the accuracy of this information, some details of these listings, such as current and valid technician status, have not been verified by representatives of Car-seat.org. No current national database listing of technicians in Canada currently exists to verify such information.

FORMAT:
CITY, PROVINCE: FIRST LAST (USERNAME) (Certification year)

Spuzzum, BC: Bob Smith (BOBSMITH)
Areas Served


West:
British Columbia (BC)



Abbotsford, BC: Desiree Schellenberg (Desiree_Leigh) (2009, 2012, 2015)
Fraser Valley

COWICHAN VALLEY: Lindsay Wilson (catchthewind) (2011 - BC; 2012 - National)

Duncan, BC: Sheila Northcott (weliveintheforest) (2013)
Cowichan Valley and surrounding area

Cowichan Bay, BC: Laura Hagen(Mingie) (CRST 2010, CRST-instructor 2013) Duncan and surrounding Cowichan Valley

Vancouver, BC: Elaine (Alison's mom) (2012, 2015) Vancouver, Burnaby, North Shore

VICTORIA, BC: Vanessa (catzwoman28) (2012)

VICTORIA, BC: Barbie Desormeaux (BarbieWD) (2013)

Prairies:
Alberta (AB)


Airdrie, AB: Angie (canadiangie) 2007, 2011.
Areas: Calgary & surrounding; Lethbridge & surrounding certain times of the year.

Drayton Valley, AB: Dawn Snell (dawnrenee47) (2015)

Edmonton, AB: Trudy Slaght (snowbird25ca) (2007, 2009, 2011, 2015)
Areas: Edmonton and surrounding

Stony Plain, Alberta: Janine Claus (ninejr) (2011, 2014)
Serving Parkland County and Greater Edmonton Area

Edmonton, AB: April Seibel (apriil) CRST since 2003, CRST-I since 2011
Serving Edmonton and area!

Saskatchewan (SK)
See: http://www.sgi.sk.ca/sgi_pub/road_safety/technicians/technicians.htm

Manitoba (MB)

Southern Manitoba: Heather (featherhead) (2010)
Areas: Southern Manitoba

Winnipeg: Erin (dragonfly8) certified in 2010
Winnipeg (and surrounding areas not too far away)

Central:
Ontario (ON)


Barrie, Ontario: Jodie Coulson (careynj) 2012

BARRIE, Ontario: Jen Shapka (Pixelated) CRST 2010, CRST-IT 2013

Beamsville, ON: Tennille Whiteford (Muskrat) (2014)
Areas served: Niagara Region, Stoney Creek

Hamilton, Grimsby: Jennifer Liscombe (Ontario.CRT.Jennifer) 2007

Kawartha Lakes, Ontario: Stacey (SnoGurl) (2014)
Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton Highlands, Peterborough City/County

Kingston, Ontario: Kelly Beckwith Grant (nutritionistmom) (2008)

Kingston, ON: Stefani Occhipinti (StefaniOcchipinti) (2014)

London, ON: Marianne (oddduck) (2013)
London Area (Middlesex & Elgin county)

MUSKOKA, Ontario: Jen Shapka (Pixelated) CRST 2010, CRST-I 2012

Oakville, Ontario: Wendy Silva (mapsgirl) (2008)
Burlington, Oakville, west Mississauga

Ottawa - Natalie Day (tiggercat) (2005)

Smiths Falls, ON: Deanna Lindsay. CRS-IT. (Sebandtoby) (2004) w/ S.E.A.T.S. for Kids.

Toronto, ON. Sharalyn Crossfield (HONEYhas3) (2009, 2011, 2013)
Areas: Toronto, and the GTA

Quebec (PQ)

ST. LAZARE, QUEBEC.

PIERREFONDS, QUEBEC. Chris Pearson(Eldon00) (2009)
Montreal, West Island, Vaudreuil, Hudson, St.Lazare

Atlantic/Maritimes:
New Brunswick (NB)

Moncton & South Eastern New Brunswick: Amy (amyd) (2009)


Nova Scotia (NS)

Antigonish, NS: Jennifer Verge (jenlynn78) (2012)

Lower Sackville, NS: Katherine Hutka (kat_shoshin) (2009)
Areas Served: Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville and surrounding areas.

Lower Sackville, NS: Sarah Bent (Twinklefae) (2009)
Halifax Regional Municipality


Prince Edward Island (PE)

Charlottetown, PEI: Kaitlyn Isaacs (kaitlyn) (2010)
Charlottetown, PEI and surrounding area, with occasional trips to Prince County.

Mt.Stewart, PEI: Jennifer McQuaid (Jennifer McQuaid) 2012
Charlottetown and Eastern PEI.


Newfoundland and Labrador (NL)

St. John's, Newfoundland: Angela Stacey (happiness-and-balance) (2013)
St. John's and surrounding area.


Territories:
Yukon (YT)
Northwest Territories (NT/NWT)
Nunavut (NU)
 
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Wackmamma

New member
Quick question, I am assuming that techs work as independent consultants and decide their own fees, and are not volunteering their services?

Thanks
Dana
 

amyd

New member
Wackmamma said:
Quick question, I am assuming that techs work as independent consultants and decide their own fees, and are not volunteering their services?

Thanks
Dana
Some of us are volunteers; some charge. You'll need to check with the individual tech you meet with.
 

QuassEE

Moderator - CPST Instructor
:yeahthatlove:

As with many professional services, the occupant protection professionals who are listed on this forum are independent consultants and thus determine their own fees. Costs in some areas may be higher than in others...eg. Here in Vancouver, the CRST course is $450-$500, fuel costs are 1.44/l, and materials costs are often higher. A technician in Vancouver may opt to charge more than a technician in a lower cost area, for these reasons. Some technicians do checks for free, and many happily accept a Tim Horton's card here and there. This is something you can negotiate with the individual technician you contact.

Rest assured that I don't know of a single technician who would refuse to provide services to someone in genuine need and without financial means. The industry isn't mandated like notary publics (who are limited in what they can charge, depending on circumstances) but technicians do have best practice guidelines as far as documentation goes...but as far as professional fields go, it's probably one of the best comparisons to be made with regards to fees and function.

-Nicole.
 

mommycat

Well-known member
Nicole, not a big deal, but pixelated is on the list twice... #1 and #3 right at the top of the list. Not sure which one is newer, they list slightly different areas.

Also, should we be adding in recert years to show we are current in our cert?
 

QuassEE

Moderator - CPST Instructor
Also, should we be adding in recert years to show we are current in our cert?

Nope--this list isn't an official/verified list, but if you expire or fail to update us with a copy of your new certificate, you'll lose your tech group membership because we do keep a record of that elsewhere.

-Nicole.
 
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apriil

Guest
EDMONTON, AB: April Seibel (apriil) CRST since 2003, CRST-I since 2011 (2003, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2013)
Serving Edmonton and area!
 

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