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.

Vancouver security team worked together to save a life

Persistence and teamwork made a big difference At a client’s property, this security team was notified of an alarm which had been triggered by a male subject entering a stairwell. Assistant Site Manager Edward Liu dispatched Officer Tam to locate him. Tam searched the...

Nominee: Steve Kirton

CPR and AED proficiency saved a woman's life  Last fall, Paladin Security Site Supervisor Steve Kirton discovered a woman unresponsive in a washroom stall in Surrey, BC. Using his training, experience and calm thinking, he performed CPR and used an AED to deliver...

Meet our recipients

Winners of the Canadian Security Lifesaver Award have demonstrated frontline heroism, bravery and swift thinking. Meet our most recent award recipients.

News & Articles

CSLA is committed to furthering the recognition of security professionals in our community, and to demonstrating the crucial role they play in our everyday lives – even when we’re not aware of it.

Recognizing the importance of security professionals across Canada

CSLA is committed to recognizing, celebrating and amplifying the heroic actions of front-line security workers across Canada.

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As a non-partisan and non-competitive group, we encourage security companies, property companies, and others to join our growing list of sponsors to help honour these incredible frontline Security heroes.

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.