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Shining a Spotlight on the Women of Commissionaires

October 26, 2020
October is Women’s History Month in Canada. According to the federal government, it’s a time to "celebrate the women and girls from our past, and our present, who are contributing to a better, more inclusive Canada." October was designated Women’s History Month by the Government in 1992, "marking

Welcome to Ottawa, Laura!

December 10, 2019
Laura Howlett, the marketing and communications superhero with our Nova Scotia Division is visiting us at Commissionaires National Office in Ottawa for the very first time! As she approaches her eighth year with Commissionaires, we decided to catch up with her to find out more about her career and

Welcome aboard, Captain George Forward.

October 30, 2019
Retired naval captain George Forward took the helm as CEO of our Newfoundland and Labrador Division last month. He’s a highly accomplished military professional who brings over 30 years of leadership and executive experience, a career that took him around the world and back again to Canada.

Avoid the summer daze – health tips for the season

July 19, 2019
We’re well into the summer months with their outdoor fun and festivities. Our beaches, camp grounds, parks, etc., draw countless visitors as we soak up the sun. However, we’ve been experiencing, and continues to experience, extreme summer heat waves. Extreme heat can have a variety of negative

“Dressing down” for Charity

July 12, 2019
Somewhere on the outskirts of Napanee, on the right side of Hwy 2, is a little haven for our wild, furry friends; the Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre (SPWC). Since 1994, the SPWC has been helping thousands of injured and orphaned birds and animals and releasing them back into the wild once they’re ready

The Business of Cyber Security

July 11, 2019
Jean-Phillippe Décarie-Mathieu, head of cyber security with our Quebec Division, was recently interviewed by CTV News Montreal and the Canadian Press. He stressed the importance of having competent cyber security experts working in-house and acknowledged the difficulty involved in having a full-time

The Walk of the World

July 04, 2019
More than 40,000 civilians, Armed Forces members and cadets from almost 60 countries will meet in Nijmegen, the oldest city in the Netherlands, on July 16th to participate in the 103rd International Four Days Marches Nijmegen. Once a training program for Dutch troops years before the First World War

Spring Forward

March 11, 2019
It may not look, or feel like it yet, but spring is just over 2 weeks away. The first true hint came yesterday when we all (well, hopefully everyone remembered to) turn our clocks ahead one hour. This is also the perfect time to perform some other home maintenance tasks. By associating clock changes

Seeing the future through green-coloured glasses

February 11, 2019
Thursday, February 7th brought about a first for Commissionaires as our Newfoundland and Labrador Division drove away with its brand new 2019 Chevy Bolt Electric Vehicle. CEO Jim Lynch was presented the keys Thursday at an event held at the car dealership, Hickman Auto Group, in St. John’s. Among