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Chris Lythgo confirmed Commissionaires National Chair

June 14, 2019
Retired Col. Chris Lythgo, CD was confirmed National Chair during the Commissionaires’ Annual General Meeting held today in Winnipeg. He replaces retired Vice-Admiral Duncan (Dusty) Miller, CMM MSC CD RCN whose three-year term had concluded.

Women in Defence and Security: A reason to celebrate

April 02, 2019
Esprit de Corps hosted its fifth annual Women in Defence and Security Awards at the Beechwood National Memorial Centre in Ottawa, last night. Awards were presented to 21 women —serving members, veterans and civilians—who have made outstanding contributions to Canadian defence and security. This year

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

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