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Giving Back

Group photo at Run For Military Families event, including C E O Paul Guindon, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, M P John Baird, and Max Keeping; Photo de groupe comprend Paul Guindon (Chef de direction), Jim Watson (Maire d’Ottawa), John Baird (député) et Max Keeping au Relais pour les familles militaires
A Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre apartment building for seniors and veterans was named Commissionaires Ottawa Place; Un nouvel immeuble résidentiel pour les aînés et les vétérans situé au Centre de santé pour anciens combattants Perley et Rideau est nommé Place Commissionnaires Ottawa
Commissionaires Ottawa contributes to Salvation Army Outreach Services; Commissionnaires Ottawa fait des dons aux services d’intervention de l’Armée du Salut

As a not-for-profit company with a veteran-focused social mandate, Commissionaires Ottawa is dedicated to giving back to its employees and redirects the lion’s share of revenues—about 95%—to their wages, benefits and training.

As an award-winning, private sector business, Commissionaires Ottawa has earned a longstanding reputation for offering businesses, governments and individuals a wide range of modern security services delivered by the best-trained, most professional security personnel in the industry.

That’s not all… Did you know that Commissionaires Ottawa is also actively involved in the communities it serves?

From the Ottawa Valley to Northern Ontario and from the National Capital Region to Windsor, Commissionaires Ottawa and its employees lead, join, sponsor and support various community events and causes throughout the year.


Petawawa Gives Back: The 2016 Chaplain’s Christmas Hamper

December 29th, 2016|Categories: Giving Back|

Petawawa commissionaires at Section 73 band together once again this year to fund Christmas hampers for deserving local families this holiday season. For over 25 years, the Christmas Hamper Fund at Garrison Petawawa has helped [...]

Food donations to needy families

December 29th, 2016|Categories: Giving Back|

Every year, when our Windsor Regional Office hosts its annual Christmas Party, the entry fee for attending the event is a food donation. Jessica Garant, ID Services, Windsor Regional Office (right) and Jason Olsen, Business Operations Manager for the Windsor region, dropped off the food at the Downtown Mission of Windsor. Read More Food donations to needy families

Gatineau sections unite to help families in need

December 29th, 2016|Categories: Giving Back|

Commissionaires at Section 163 (Environment and Climate Change Canada, Gatineau) and Section 159 (PWGSC, Gatineau) Great things happen when sections come together to contribute toward a great cause. Last year, we shared the news that [...]


Supporting veterans with PTSD

February 18th, 2016|Categories: Giving Back|

Commissionaires Ottawa was grateful to receive a Certificate of Appreciation from the Citadel Canine Society to recognize our company’s platinum sponsorship and employee donations in support of the first annual Boots4Pups event. Hilaire “Nick” Nicolas, [...]


Our spirit of giving during the holidays

December 28th, 2015|Categories: Giving Back|

Every year, commissionaires from across our company gather in the weeks before Christmas to help local families in need. Here are four heart-warming stories from some of our employees. Read more


Commissionaires Ottawa donates $30,000 to local Military Family Resource Centres

October 1st, 2015|Categories: Giving Back|

In September 2015, a $15,000 donation was presented by Commissionaires Ottawa to the Military Family Resource Centre – National Capital Region (MFRC – NCR). LtoR Byrnne Doxsee, Executive Assistant, MFRC – NCR, Francesca D'Ambrosio, Partnerships [...]