CNS Celebrates 85 Years of Protecting Nova Scotians

On this day in 1938, Commissionaires Nova Scotia opened its doors for business. To commemorate the day, here are eight significant milestones that helped us get to 85 years: On January 24, 1938, CNS becomes part of the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires with only 20 men, all former members of the permanent force. On March … Read more ›

What veterans want in their post-service career

Skilled veterans seek a healthier work-life balance as they leave service, but there is no one-size-fits-all job solution, according to a new study conducted by Commissionaires. Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are leaving their service careers earlier, with more education. Census data released by Statistics Canada in … Read more ›

PHOTO RECAP: CNS Celebrates 100 Years With Centennial Baton & Flag

The spirit of Commissionaires is abundant in Nova Scotia. Our people carry a sense of pride that shows up in their work, and in the 88 communities where they live and serve. We spent the past two months capturing the enthusiasm of CNS employees as part of Commissionaires Canada’s centennial celebrations. To help build excitement … Read more ›

Former RCMP Chief Superintendent Becomes CNS Board Chair

Tom Bennett takes the reins after two years as Vice Chair and 16 years as a Board member Tom Bennett is the new Chair of the 16-member Board of Governors for Commissionaires Nova Scotia (CNS), the province’s premier and only not-for-profit provider of security and background screening services. He succeeds Steve Graham, who has led … Read more ›