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.

Nominee: Tobi Oloyede

Attention to detail saved a life During the morning admissions process at the Renfrew Recovery Centre in Calgary, a person asked to use the washroom. Despite being busy with other tasks, Security Guard Oloyede kept track of the length of time the man was in the...

Nominees: Mesum-Raza Syed, Ivon Charles-Currency & Johan Chow

Quick and decisive response saved a woman in danger In November 2022, in the early hours of the morning, the Paragon security team observed on CCTV a woman entering a ground-level vestibule in downtown Toronto with a man trailing behind her. It was unclear whether the...

Nominee: Stephen Randall

Life-threatening medical incident at the Royal BC Museum Recently, a routine trespass engagement turned into a life-threatening medical incident on the grounds of the Royal BC Museum. While attending to what was initially thought to be a person behaving erratically,...

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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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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.