If you don’t know Randy Bynoe, what are you waiting for?

We caught up with commissionaire Randy Bynoe. At first glance, his 6’6”, 260-pound frame and presence might intimidate you. However, the moment he smiles or greets you, it’s a different story. Known to his colleagues for his charisma and ability to make people laugh, Randy brings his positive attitude and kindness to everyone he meets….
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Commissionaires Great Lakes Announces New CEO

Geoff Hamilton joins Commissionaires Great Lakes. The Commissionaires Great Lakes (CGL) Board of Governors has announced the hiring of Geoff Hamilton as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hamilton had been serving as CGL’s Interim Administrator since September 2021. “Since becoming involved with CGL, Geoff has proven himself to be a strong leader and has spearheaded a…
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Commissionaires Great Lakes Announces New COO

Rowan Hamilton joins Commissionaires Great Lakes Welcome to Rowan Hamilton who has joined our leadership team as the new Chief Operating Officer. He brings a unique background, diverse experiences, and a growth-focused, collaborative approach to Great Lakes. This marks Rowan’s return to the Corps. He most recently worked in Calgary with our Southern Alberta Division…
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Commissionaires Distinguished Service Medal Recipients 2021

The Commissionaires Distinguished Service Medal (CDSM) is one of the most prestigious awards issued by Commissionaires. It was established by the National Board in June 1989 to recognize distinguished service of significance above and beyond faithful performance of duty. There are two new recipients this year at Commissionaires Great Lakes: Capt. Rodney McAlpine, MB –…
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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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