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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.


Commissionaire completes a dizzying, pulse-pounding 20-storey rappel

September 21st, 2015|Categories: Giving Back|

Commissionaires Ottawa was proud to sponsor and support Cmre “Super Papi” François Martin—a first-time grandfather and model commissionaire—when he became a Superhero for a Day while rappelling down a 20-storey building in downtown Ottawa as a [...]


Commissionaire Celebrates Milestone Birthday Helping Others

June 15th, 2015|Categories: Giving Back|

Long-time employee of Commissionaires Ottawa, 36-year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, and BOOTS 4 PUPS founder Hilaire ‘Nick’ Nicholas is raising funds and awareness for Citadel Canine Society (CCS) as he hikes 350 km [...]


Commissionaires donate to Shepherds of Good Hope

April 10th, 2015|Categories: Giving Back|

Three commissionaires based in Ottawa have been organizing an annual chocolate bar drive, raising more than $25,000 since 2009 for our friends at Shepherds of Good Hope. Such sweet success.. Well done! View photo and [...]


Commissionaires Ottawa’s dear friend, Celtic Tenor John McDermott, to perform charity concert on 14 June 2015

March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Giving Back|

In 2014, celebrated Celtic Tenor John McDermott, one of Canada’s national treasures, released a very special tribute album in honour of Commissionaires Ottawa’s 75th anniversary. On Sunday, 14 June 2015, an intimate musical afternoon with [...]


Commissionaires give back to their communities

December 23rd, 2014|Categories: Giving Back|Tags: |

The Commissionaires Ottawa's Facebook page is full of tributes to commissionaires who are making a difference in their communities throughout the year. Join us in honouring the men and women who are not only focused [...]


Perley Rideau names new seniors building Commissionaires Ottawa Place

June 19th, 2014|Categories: Giving Back, Media Release|

The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre Foundation announced that the first of two apartment buildings, specially designed for veterans and seniors, was named Commissionaires Ottawa Place in honour of one of its leading donors. [...]