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Commissionaires Helps Syrian Refugees Find Meaningful Employment

March 08, 2017
Gassan Muhammed arrived for his shift as a security guard at St. John’s City Hall last week. While this sounds like any other day for many workers across the country, this was a special day for Gassan, as it was his first day on the job in his new home: Canada. Gassan is a participant of the Syrian

Commissionaires Nova Scotia Building New Headquarters in Bedford Common

February 02, 2017
Nova Scotia’s largest security services company, Commissionaires Nova Scotia (CNS), is relocating in early-fall 2017 to a new, state-of-the-art headquarters being built in Bedford Common. “This is a tremendous step forward for Commissionaires Nova Scotia,” says CEO Bruce Belliveau, “And one that

Fingerprinting for federal contractors takes effect Feb. 1

February 01, 2017
CBC.ca By Kate Porter RCMP ending its old practice of checking criminal history using a person's name New contractors taking on work with the federal government will have to submit their fingerprints electronically to the RCMP as of Feb. 1, so the law enforcement agency can run a criminal record

Securing the security industry

February 01, 2017
Business In Vancouver By Patrick Blennerhassett The sector is booming in Canada and elsewhere, but hiring remains an issue The security industry is growing so rapidly that the sector faces huge hurdles in hiring and retaining enough employees, industry insiders say. Dan Popowich, CEO of security