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CNS celebrates 80th Anniversary of protecting Nova Scotians

January 24, 2018
On this day in 1938, our Nova Scotia Division opened it's doors for business. Here are eight fun-facts to commemorate it's 80th birthday: On January 24, 1938, CNS officially began with only 20 men, all former members of the permanent force. Since then, it’s expanded to approximately 1,600 employees

Attention to detail and quick thinking go a long way

January 23, 2018
Wednesday January 10, 2018 was a momentous day for the City of Saskatoon and North Saskatchewan Division. That day, The New York Times included Saskatoon on its list of 52 places to visit in 2018. A pleasant surprise to many locals, who have been experiencing severe cold weather conditions wreaking

Commissionaire receives Edmonton Police Service Dempsey Award

January 18, 2018
Terry Eisenmenger, a Northern Alberta Division commissionaire and Peace Officer, received the prestigious Edmonton Police Service Dempsey Award on December 11, 2017. This award is presented to sworn, civilian and contract employees who have gone beyond their regular duties to make EPS a more

Quebec communities lean on Commissionaires expertise

January 11, 2018
Our social mandate to hire veterans of the CAF, RCMP and police forces across the country means most of our federation’s leaders are veterans. As a result, we are often contacted by the media to provide insight on security-related issues in our communities. Claude Vigneault, the newly appointed Vice

Commissionaires lend a hand to communities across Canada

December 14, 2017
With the kickoff to the holidays just days away, it’s common for our focus to be on gift-giving, and at times missing the spirit of the season: the greatest gift of all is giving of oneself and one’s time. In that spirit, we’re shining the spotlight on some commissionaires across the country who do

Protecting yourself, loved ones and your stuff this holiday season

December 12, 2017
The Home Alone movie series, we’ve all seen it, many of us love it. Although outrageous and comedic, it shines a light on a very serious concern many of us have over the holidays – home security. While some of us have the, umm… luxury, of our entire family living in close proximity, for others, the

Art Bannagan receives the Commissionaires Distinguished Service Medal

December 08, 2017
Art Bannagan joined the Commissionaires in July 2009 and was assigned to work at the G8 Summit sites in Barrie, Ontario. It quickly became evident that Art was a meticulous, well-organized problem solver who was willing to fill any role requested of him. Art was appointed second-in-command at the

Cold weather tips to keep you safe and cozy, all winter long

December 04, 2017
December is full of surprises. It's a month filled with holiday treats, presents and Mother Nature’s favourite cat-and-mouse game, the ongoing “will-it-or-wont-it” regarding snow settling on the ground for the season. This looming threat of winter divides Canadians-- the Winter-folk and the Summer

'Tis the season for awards and recognition

November 29, 2017
We’re pleased to share that BGen (ret’d) Cliff Walker, CD, past chairman of South Saskatchewan Division, was awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit-- a prestigious recognition of excellence, achievement and contributions to the social, cultural and economic well-being of the province and its