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Professionalism award for two Commissionaires

November 29, 2016 Two Commissionaires from Commissionaires Kingston Division received Professionalism Awards from the 8 Wing/Canadian Forces Base Trenton, for their quick actions to avoid an incident at Trenton Royal Canadian Air Force Base. Commissionaires Alan McDonald and Art Burke received

Veterans face challenges finding employment after serving

November 14, 2016
By Stu Gooden, Global News For veterans who have served, it’s not an easy transition back to a normal civilian life. Many struggle with mental illness, finding jobs, and even homelessness. A 2015 report by Employment and Social Development Canada estimates that there are 2,250 homeless veterans in

The push for private companies hiring veterans continues

November 10, 2016
NEWS 1130 by Dean Recksiedler As we prepare to mark Remembrance Day, we’re hearing about a big push to hire veterans after they’ve served our country. Dan Popowich with the Commissionaires of BC says the number of people who want to see business step up has doubled since last year. “Obviously

Remembrance Week Act, 2016 passes at Queen’s Park

November 09, 2016
The Manitoulin Expositor QUEEN’S PARK—On Wednesday, November 2 at Queen’s Park, Members of Provincial Parliament (MPP) unanimously passed the Remembrance Week Act, 2016 designating the week leading up to Remembrance Day as “Remembrance Week.” The bill was sponsored by MPP Jim Wilson (Simcoe-Grey)

Supervisor and Guard of the Year, Commissionaires Ottawa

October 26, 2016
LtoR: Capt(N) Paul A. Guindon (Ret’d), CEO, Commissionaires Ottawa; Major Jean-Louis Arnaud, Supervisor of the Year, Commissionaires Ottawa; and The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Associate Minister of National Defence and Guest of Honour at Commissionaires Ottawa’s 2016 Annual

Why Security Should Be Your Number-One Priority

October 19, 2016
Ensure the safety of employees and guests with trained, experienced professionals By Kavita Sabharwal Canadian Property Management Victoria, British Columbia has a lot to offer: mild winters, plenty of parks, outdoor activities and greenery to spare, to name a few. Some properties

Newton BIA survey finds 55 homeless in town centre

September 30, 2016
by Amy Reid - Surrey Now SURREY — Newton BIA’s first homeless count has found 55 people living on the streets in the town centre alone. They were identified over a three-day count this summer, said director Philip Aguirre. “We need advocacy and you can’t have advocacy without real measurement,”

Commissionaires lose Halifax airport security contract

September 08, 2016
Commissionaires Nova Scotia provides airport with 161 security guards, 95 of them full-time By Preston Mulligan, CBC News After 56 years of providing security at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, the commissionaires are being replaced. The Halifax International Airport Authority opened