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08/2018

Ottawa security company partners with telecom company to expand service offerings and create more jobs for veterans

August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Media Release|

OTTAWA—August 23, 2018.  Commissionaires Ottawa, a private, not-for-profit security company whose social mandate includes a primary focus on hiring military and RCMP veterans, announced today it is partnering with ComNet to expand its security solutions to include security systems, communication cabling and network solutions. ComNet, with offices in Ottawa, Kingston and Montreal, will retain its [...]

03/2018

Commissionaires is the only security company recognized as one of Canada’s best employers of 2018: Forbes

March 15th, 2018|Categories: Media Release|

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario For the third year in a row, Commissionaires has ranked in the top half of Canada’s 300 best employers according to the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers of 2018. More significantly, Commissionaires is the only security company to rank among Canada’s best employers. “We are a Canadian business [...]

01/2018

CEO Paul Guindon featured on leadership website

January 4th, 2018|Categories: Media Release|

From becoming a 12-year-old hockey coach for his peers, to controlling a Canadian Destroyer in the Adriatic Sea during the Baltic conflict, to leading our organization through unprecedented growth, Commissionaires Ottawa CEO Paul Guindon has experienced the full gamut of leadership roles. In this candid and thought-provoking interview, Mr. Guindon describes some of his leadership [...]

10/2017

Supervisor of the Year Award

October 24th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

As an important part of Commissionaires Ottawa’s internal recognition program, the Supervisor of the Year Award commends outstanding duty performance by a supervisor. This year’s recipient is: CWO Marie-Josée Normandeau-Lalonde, Section 64, Global Affaris Canada, Gatineau. CWO Marie-Josée Normandeau-Lalonde continues to be an exemplary supervisor who goes out of her way to surpass client expectations. [...]

Guard of the Year Award

October 24th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

As an important part of Commissionaires Ottawa’s internal recognition program, the Guard of the Year Award commends outstanding duty performance by a commissionaire. This year’s recipient is: Cmre Jean-Daniel Roy Section 163, Place Vincent Massey, Gatineau Cmre Jean-Daniel Roy, a second-generation commissionaire, joined our ranks in 2009 after CEGEP. He spent a few months at [...]

07/2017

5-year win!

July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

For the fifth consecutive year, Commissionaires Ottawa has been awarded the Consumer Choice Award for business excellence in the category of Security Guard Services. Consumer Choice Award is the only organization in North America to measure business excellence by conducting statistically accurate surveys using an independent market research firm. View News Release from Consumer Choice Award

02/2017

Commissionaires ranked one of Canada’s best employers of 2017: Forbes

February 17th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Ottawa, ON, February 17, 2017 – The Canadian Corps of Commissionaires has ranked among the top employers in Canada, according to Forbes’ list of Canada’s Best Employers of 2017. Commissionaires ranked second in the industry sector and placed in the top half of the 300 employers, outranking other Canadian security services providers by a wide [...]

11/2016

Increasing number of Canadians believe private sector obligated to help veterans find jobs

November 8th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|Tags: |

Ottawa, ON — November 8, 2016 — Although still a minority, the number of Canadians who believe the private sector has the highest obligation to help veterans find jobs more than doubled from five per cent last year to 12 percent in 2016, according to a new national survey conducted by NANOS RESEARCH Group and [...]

10/2016

Minister of Veterans Affairs Guest of Honour

October 20th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

More than 100 employees of Commissionaires Ottawa, many of whom are military and RCMP veterans, were honoured on 20 October 2016 with special commendations or long service medals. The awards ceremony was officiated by Captain (N) Paul A. Guindon (Ret’d), CEO of Commissionaires Ottawa and attended by company officials, clients, staff and family. The Guest of Honour was the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence. Read More Minister of Veterans Affairs Guest of Honour

06/2016

Commissionaires wins security guard contract at Health Sciences North, Greater Sudbury

June 1st, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

GREATER SUDBURY—1 June, 2016.  About 40 commissionaires have been contracted to provide uniformed security guard services at Health Sciences North (HSN), the result of an open competitive request for proposal process. Commissionaires are trained to respond and provide support during emergencies—from critical injury support and medical response to conflict resolution and incidents requiring police and [...]