Commissionaires Awarded City of London Transportation Contract

Toronto, Ontario, 15 December 2014 – Commissionaires Great Lakes, has been selected by the City of London Transportation department to be the sole provider of security crossing guards for the 2014-15 school year.

The two-year contract began September, 2nd 2014, and is ongoing at more than 100 locations across the City of London. Approximately 130 full and part-time Commissionaires are assigned as guards for the duration of the contract.

“Commissionaires Great Lakes was the successful security bidder for this contract and we’re very pleased to have been selected to provide for the safety and security of school children in the City of London,” said Tom Prins, CEO Commissionaires Great Lakes. “We look forward to serving the city and demonstrating the dedication and quality of our team.”

About Commissionaires
Commissionaires is Canada’s premier security provider and the largest private sector employer of Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP veterans. Founded on the core military values of dedication, responsibility and sense of mission, it employs 20,000 people from coast to coast to coast. It offers a wide range of security services including professional guarding, monitoring and surveillance, threat risk assessment, non-core policing, by-law enforcement, digital fingerprinting, criminal and employee background screening, investigations, and security training. The completely self-funding, not-for-profit organization generates more than $500M in annual revenue, of which approximately 95% is returned to its employees. Its clients include a diverse range of public and private sector organizations.

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