Commissionaires Great Lakes provides premier security solutions to customers across central and southwestern Ontario. As a conscientious member of our communities, we are committed to minimizing the impact of our business activities on the environment and to integrating the Environmental Management System (EMS) practices throughout all operations of the business. All employees are expected to fulfill the environmental responsibility and requirements of their jobs at all times. Commissionaires is certified to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard ISO 14001:2015 and is audited annually by a 3rd party to ensure these standards are maintained.
Many members of our management maintain membership in the Canadian affiliate of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS). Several of our management team hold Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designations. ASIS International is the preeminent international organization for security professionals and is dedicated to the continuous improvement of security practices, through educational programs and membership publications.
CGL is a charter member of the Association of Private Security Agencies (APSA). APSA has been a strong advocate for the professional development of security guards and structural improvements in the industry. APSA provided important policy advice to the Government of Ontario, particularly in the matter of Bill 159.
The BBB’s value to the business community is based on their neutrality. The purpose of the BBB system is not to act as an advocate for businesses or consumers, but to act as a mutually trusted intermediary to resolve disputes, to facilitate communication, and to provide information on ethical business practices. Businesses have supported the BBB for over 80 years because an ethical marketplace is in everyone’s best interest.
Since 1979, the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) has delivered independent certification and qualification programs. Our CGSB certification is your assurance that we are committed to quality, that the goods and services we provide will perform as expected every time and meet standards and requirements as set by CGSB.
Council of Private Investigators of Ontario is dedicated to the representation of the profession of Private Investigators in the Province of Ontario, through the development and application of industry training, professional standards, and code of ethics.
Canadian Private Investigators’ Resource Center is raising the standard of this rapidly growing industry, and believes this can only be achieved by promoting ethical business practices and ensuring that all newcomers are properly educated in the theoretical and practical aspects of private sector investigations. It ensures that potential clients are referred to the private investigation agency which offers the desired service and location.
Chambers of Commerce – Many Affiliations
Commissionaires has various Chamber of Commerce Affiliation throughout Ontario
The Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Network (CACN) is a coalition of individuals, companies firms and associations that have united in the fight against product counterfeiting and copyright piracy in Canada and Internationally.
Commissionaires is the only security organization in Canada to have every office across Canada certified to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards ISO 9001:2008 and is audited annually to ensure these standards are maintained.
This certification is your assurance about the quality, safety and reliability of our services. Our quality policy is to provide services of uncompromising quality, integrity and competence to all clients by continually upgrading our Quality Management System to better meet the needs of our clients.
Several members are certified with IAHSS. IAHSS is comprised of security, law enforcement and safety individuals dedicated to the protection of healthcare facilities worldwide. IAHSS strives to combine public safety officer training with staff training, policies and technology to achieve the most secure hospital environments possible. Additionally, the IAHSS partners with government agencies and other organizations representing risk managers, emergency managers, engineers, architects, nurses, doctors and other healthcare stakeholders to further patient security and safety.
The International Association of Counterterrorism and Security Personnel is a network of professional law enforcement and security personnel who liaise for training and work purposes, covering global events and tactical evaluations.
National Association of Professional Background Screeners are a governing body and give oversight to the industry.
Chambers of Commerce – Many Affiliations
Commissionaires has various Chamber of Commerce Affiliation throughout Ontario.
The purpose of the association is to provide active support to municipal, provincial, and federal law enforcement guards, and members of the safety and security community in order to establish for their clients and citizens a high quality of life and safety in the Toronto Area. TAPPS facilitates education, training, information, and intelligence sharing in partnership with the Toronto Police Service to mobilize public and private sector entities to keep the City of Toronto safe and secure.
The World Association of Detectives was founded in 1925. In 1950, the World Secret Service Association, Inc. was formed as a joint venture by the combined membership of the International Secret Service Association (founded in 1921) and the World Association of Detectives.