I am hoping Len does not mind me putting this up but I feel it is important.
Here’s one that’s already done the damage!
The interesting thing to note is that Federal Pacific panels should not be confused with Federal Pioneer panels.
The latter were manufactured in Canada and have never shown the problems seen by the same FPE panels in the U.S.
That said, as with all things here in the North, if someone thinks they can save a few bucks by going over the border and buy cheaper equipment there, there is always going to be a case that it happens, so all inspectors (especially those nearer the U.S./Canada Border should watch out for it.
The other thing to note is the FPE (Federal Pacific Equipment) Stab-lok breakers fit in Federal Pioneer Stab-lok AND Schneider Stab-lok panels. The breakers are also a subject of the major recall in the U.S. so try to ensure the breakers are also Canadian Manufactured, (More difficult as the label is sometimes on the side.)
In Canada, there were two Federal Pioneer 15-amp single-pole models NC015 and NC015CP made between August 1, 1996 and June 11, 1997 that have been recalled. You can see the Schneider electric recall notice here