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Remembrance Day 2021

November 10, 2021
Remembrance Day, originally called Armistice Day, is recognized by Canadians every 11 November, and is a time to recognize the sacrifices of all those who served and continue to serve our Nation. The origins of Commissionaires dates back to February 1859 when former Crimean War veteran and retired

Gordon Winkel confirmed Commissionaires National Board Chair

June 21, 2021
Gord Winkel, MSc P.Eng was confirmed as National Board Chair of the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires at the Annual General Meeting earlier this month. Mr. Winkel succeeds Col. Chris Lythgo, CD (ret’d) whose two-year term concluded. As Board Chair, Gord hopes to “continue to move forward as a

Rest easy, we're on it

March 19, 2021
More buildings bringing in private security to ease burden on managers By Heather Laura Clarke Most building owners and managers agree that one of the toughest parts of the job is being the go-to person — the one on call for every little thing.

Situational Awareness in the Era of the Mask

December 16, 2020
By James Taylor, Commissionaires Nova Scotia Situational awareness is the act of being aware of everything around you at a moment in time. It is your internal skill set that helps you decide how to react to any given situation. This consists of: Your perception of your environment. Being aware of

Commissionaires awarded Health PEI security contract

December 03, 2020
Charlottetown, PE – Commissionaires NB & PEI Division has been selected by Health PEI for the provision of security services at five healthcare facilities across the province. The multiyear contract, which commenced on December 1, 2020, will employ a combination of 75 full and part-time people

The Lonely Security Guard

December 01, 2020
By Stephen Grant, Risk & Resilience Advisor, Commissionaires Nova Scotia Resilience has become a watchword of our times. It captures our desire to overcome our current dilemma through positivity, hope and plain old grit and determination. We know our species as a whole understands resilience. After