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: Leonard Smith & Curtis Metka

Protected patient from fall risk area While working at Penticton Regional Hospital, Security Officers Leonard Smith and Curtis Metka discovered a patient who was suffering from medical distress in the parkade and had wandered into a fall risk area. Through the work of...

Nominee: Sammuel Hufalar

Getting ferry passengers to safety - fast On August 20, 2022, the Sam McBride Ferry collided with the dock at the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal in Toronto, while carrying hundreds of passengers. Upon learning of the incident, Corporate Security Guard Sammuel Hufalar...

Nominees: Dufferin Mall security team

Successful navigation of a delicate situation Canadian Security Lifesaver Association, Dufferin Mall and Paragon Security Management would like to comment the team for another lifesaving event. Security Officer Mario Topuzoski observed a female loitering and causing a...

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Recognizing the importance of security professionals across Canada

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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.