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Search Begins for Commissionaires Nova Scotia’s Next CEO

Nova Scotia’s not-for-profit security provider is now accepting applications for its next Chief Executive officer Commissionaires Nova Scotia (CNS), the province’s premier security provider, is recruiting a Chief Executive Officer…

Commissionaires are helping restart Nova Scotia by supporting the return of cruise passengers

The security team at the Port of Halifax is made up of commissionaires, an experienced breed of security guards and patrol officers who protect some of Nova Scotia’s most well-known…

Commissionaires Announces National Bursary Program

Helping Students Secure Their Educational and Career Goals: A National Priority Ottawa, ON (Apr. 1, 2022) – Commissionaires announced that applications for its National Bursary Program are now being accepted.…

Veterans Support Committee Donates $5,000 to Local Veterans’ Groups

This month saw the presentation of cheques to four community groups that provide programs to support local veterans. Below is a summary of the recipients and the valuable work they…

Clotilda Yakimchuk was the first and only elected Black president of the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia

This story is part of a series of Commissionaires Nova Scotia blog posts celebrating the achievements of Black Nova Scotians for African Heritage Month. Clotilda Yakimchuk was born and raised…

Craig Gibson was the first Black commanding officer in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

This story is part of a series of Commissionaires Nova Scotia blog posts celebrating the achievements of Black Nova Scotians for African Heritage Month.  Craig Gibson became the first Black…

CNS Instructor Creates New Business Line by Expanding Use of Force Course to External Students

Terry Melvin knows the value of Use of Force, the five-day course he offers to prepare security professionals to subdue high-threat subjects using pressure points, handcuffs, and batons. It’s specialized knowledge…

When Your Workplace Requires First Aid, Consider It a Personal Benefit

First Aid Training manager and instructor Troy Conrod has been training people to assist in an emergency for more than two decades. His career has taken him all over Canada,…

Nearly half of Canada’s only segregated Battalion came from Nova Scotia

This story is part of a series of Commissionaires Nova Scotia blog posts celebrating the achievements of Black Nova Scotians for African Heritage Month. During the First World War, hundreds…

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