News Releases

June 15, 2019

Retired Col. Chris Lythgo, CD was confirmed National Chair during the Commissionaires’ Annual General Meeting held today in Winnipeg. He replaces retired Vice-Admiral Duncan (Dusty) Miller, CMM MSC CD RCN whose three-year term had concluded.

March 1, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, Forbes Magazine has ranked Commissionaires among Canada’s top 300 employers, appearing third in the Business Services and Supplies category. Commissionaires has been the only security company to appear on the list for two consecutive years.

November 2, 2018

The New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island Division of Commissionaires has appointed Major Ian D. Sweet (Ret’d) as its new CEO and Commandant.

Major Ian D. Sweet (Ret’d) is highly accomplished with over 25 years of military, leadership, and executive experience.

October 24, 2018

The South Saskatchewan Division of Commissionaires is the title sponsor for the Armistice Century Ball, taking place Friday, November 9th, 2018 at the Queensbury Convention Centre Ballroom, Regina, Saskatchewan.

October 22, 2018

Commissionaires is honoured that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette has agreed to serve as our Patron.

September 19, 2018

With the change of season comes new leadership for Commissionaires Nova Scotia (CNS). This week Geoffrey Hamilton began his role of Chief Executive Officer for the Nova Scotia Division of Commissionaires.

August 23, 2018

Ottawa Division has announced a breakthrough acquisition of ComNet Communication Networks, allowing the Division to enter into the systems side of security solutions.

June 25, 2018

Paul Guindon assumed the role of Chair of the Commissionaires National Business Management Committee (NBMC) in June 2018, where he represents and leads a nation-wide alliance of 15 Commissionaires CEOs.

June 14, 2018

Commissionaires Nova Scotia (CNS) appointed their first ever female Board Chair at their Changing of the Chair Ceremony June 1, 2018.  Cdr (Ret’d) Richard Oland’s two-year term as Board chair came to a close, and the Board of CNS selected Cdr (Ret’d) Marjorie Hickey, CD, LLB, QC as his successor. 

March 7, 2018

For the third year in a row, Commissionaires has ranked in the top half of Canada’s 300 best employers according to the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers of 2018.

More significantly, Commissionaires is the only security company to rank among Canada’s best employers.