Gerald Foster Receives The Commissionaires Distinguished Service Medal

Gerald “Gerry” Foster joined Commissionaires Great Lakes on August 23, 2007. Gerry is a Canadian Armed Forces Veteran who joined the Army Reserves in 1969 and served as an Infantryman for over 4 years. Gerry works as a Commissionaire at Toronto Old City Hall, where he has served with distinction for over 13 years. He…
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Kameel Shah awarded APSA Security Guard Supervisor of the Year

We are thrilled to share that our team member Kameel Shah has been awarded the Security Guard Supervisor of the Year award by the Association of Professional Security Agencies. This is a recognition our entire organization should be proud of Kameel receiving. Kameel consistently goes above and beyond, he is very focused on getting the…
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Ottawa, ON (February 7, 2020) – For the fifth year in a row, Commissionaires has been named one of Canada’s top 300 employers by Forbes Magazine. Commissionaires is the only security provider to make the list for five consecutive years and the only not-for-profit security company to be included on this year’s list. “Our strength is…
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Rodney McAlpine receives Medal of Bravery from Governor General

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, presented honours to 40 recipients during a ceremony at Rideau Hall on September 12, 2019. Canadians who risked their lives to save others in recent years were recognized for their acts of bravery. Her Excellency presented the Medal of Bravery to Commissionaire Rodney McAlpine, M.B. ...
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Honouring Those Who Serve and Have Served

November 11 is a day that we wear a poppy over our hearts to honour those we lost in the line of duty, and thank those who served and continue to serve. Today is a day we remember. Lest We Forget.    

Alex Macleod Receives Security Guard of the Year Award

Commissionaires Great Lakes is proud to announce that Warrant Officer Alex Macleod has won the ASIS Toronto Security Guard of the Year Award! The ceremony was held on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at the Law Enforcement and Security Practitioners Awards luncheon at the Toronto Congress Centre, in partnership with the CANASA Security Canada Central show. The objective of this prestigious…
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Hill Times Ran Op-Ed By CEO Tom Prins

The Hill Times ran an op-ed by Commissionaires Great Lakes CEO Tom Prins regarding The Invictus Games, where he outlines how he is “grateful for the men and women who serve our country, and the families that support them.” The op-ed is available on our National blog.

CEO Tom Prins at the 2017 Invictus Games Toronto Career Summit

General (Ret’d) and Deputy Minister of Veterans Affairs Walter Natynczyk and Commissionaires Great Lakes Division CEO Tom Prins are pictured here at the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 Career Summit. The Invictus Games Foundation was established in London, England, in 2014 to pursue and develop the legacy of the Invictus Games, Prince Harry’s adaptive sport event…
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Commissionaires Sponsored CAF Day at the RBC Canadian Open

Commissionaires was pleased to host Canadian Armed Forces Day at the RBC Canadian Open on Saturday, July 29! The event was a huge success and we had over 500 guests registered!

Commissionaires to provide security at Invictus Games Toronto 2017

Ottawa, ON (June 7, 2017) – Commissionaires, Canada’s largest private sector employer of veterans, will be providing security for Invictus Games Toronto 2017 presented by Jaguar Land Rover taking place in Toronto from September 23 to 30, 2017. “The Invictus Games present a phenomenal opportunity to celebrate those who have served their countries and the…
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