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Cybersecurity is no longer a luxury

February 06, 2019
“Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it and get a new one every six months.” – Clifford Stoll It’s hard to imagine a time when cybersecurity wasn’t a concern. Doing so is like trying to explain to millennials a rotary-dial was phone physically wired to the wall, and

NAB Division recognizes employees of the month

February 01, 2019
NAB Division CEO John Slater (left) and Vivian Elzen NAB Division recognized two recent recipients of its “Employee of the Month” award in the January edition of its employee newsletter. On October 20, 2018, commissionaire Vivian Elzen noticed a suspicious man enter the Epcor Tower and get onto an

An appreciative client recognizes two NL Division commissionaires

January 10, 2019
This article was written by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (NL), an appreciative client of our Newfoundland and Labrador Division. Meet Spencer Allen and Todd Jackson. Anyone who drives up to the North Atlantic Fisheries Center (NAFC) will definitely know their faces but you are probably not aware of

‘Tis the Season to Think About Safety

December 20, 2018
The holiday season is a time for spending quality time with (and spoiling) our loved ones. It’s very easy to get caught up in the jubilation brought on by great company. Thankfully, Commissionaires is always thinking about you and your safety. To help you avoid any unpleasant surprises this holiday

Five commissionaires to receive The Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

December 07, 2018
The Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers is an honour awarded to Canadians with long serving, voluntary commitments to their community. “It recognizes the exceptional volunteer achievements of Canadians from across the country in a wide range of fields and pays tribute to the dedication and commitment

Celebrating 30 years of Esprit de Corps

November 01, 2018
Esprit de Corps is, and has always been committed to serving the Canadian military community. The publishing team uses its platform to shed light on the challenges faced by serving and veteran members of Canadian Armed Forces. They believe in sharing the unfiltered truth of those who have fought for

Commissionaires take on the heat for Canada Day

July 04, 2018
Commissionaires across the country ran security operations for various Canada Day festivities, regardless of the record-breaking temperatures. As they do each year, our Ottawa Division eagerly took on the largest operation of them all, Canada Day in the Capital. Starting June 17 and through to July

Beyond Service: Jim Merritt (Edmonton)

June 03, 2018
Jim Merritt followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfathers when he enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces in 1979. His 34-year career took him down many routes, starting as an air frame technician, then switching gears to become a cook. He retired in 2013 as a Chief Warrant Officer. Two

Ontario Police Memorial Ceremony of Remembrance 2018

May 17, 2018
The 19th annual Ceremony of Remembrance for Ontario’s fallen police officers took place at Queen's Park in Toronto on Sunday May 6. Police officers from across Ontario, the United States and Europe gathered in Toronto on Sunday to be part of the commemoration. This year, the Commissionaires Great