Celebrating and uplifting our security industry first responder heroes

Click below to find out how you can nominate a security first responder for the Canadian Security Lifesaver Award.


Our nominees come from all across Canada, from all areas of frontline security work. Whether they work in retail, healthcare, private security, educational settings or any other area, our mandate is to celebrate their achievements.

Nominees: Fairview Mall team

Cadillac-Fairview security guards acted bravely and swiftly On January 6th, 2022, shortly after COVID-19 restrictions had lifted, customers were enjoying an evening shopping at CF Fairview Mall when an individual came into the mall wearing all black and a ski mask and...

Q3 Nominees: Dufferin Mall team

Teamwork saved the life of a 3-year-old child We'd like to give special recognition to the Paragon Security team at Dufferin Mall, who saved the life of a toddler in medical distress. While on patrol, Security Supervisor Neal Permaul found a toddler who had collapsed...

Q2 Nominee: William Ringland

Campus Security Officer intervenes in overdose to save a life In 2021, University of Calgary Campus Security Officer William Ringland was on duty at the University's downtown campus when he saw, through the front windows of the building he was working in, that an...

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Canadian Security Lifesaver Association®

The Canadian Security Lifesaver Association is a non-profit organization designed to recognize security professionals and raise awareness of the contributions they make to Canadians.