Commissionaires Nova Scotia (CNS) is a member division of Commissionaires, Canada’s premier security services provider. We serve the entire province of Nova Scotia from our network of five offices, drawing on our deeply rooted knowledge of the communities we serve. We provide a range of security solutions to many high profile clients such as the Halifax Harbour Bridges, where we have provided security and other services since it opened in 1955, and Department of National Defence.


As a not-for-profit organization, we employ approximately 1,600 well-trained, professional commissionaires, most of whom are former military and RCMP. We are well known in the region for our high standards in hiring the best, with the highest industry retention rate. Drawing on more than 75 years of experience protecting Nova Scotians and their property, our unique combination of knowledge and integrity has made us the region’s most trusted security partner.