Finalists of the inaugural Canada OSPAs announced

Nov 3, 2022News

The Canada Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs), sponsored by TEAM Software by WorkWave, which were launched earlier this year has announced its first-ever award finalists.

The independent awards are supported by ASIS, Boma, CANASA, CASIS, IAHSS and IFPO. The judging panel, made up of high-profile security experts, represented them to review and score the many nominations.  It is them alone who have selected the finalists.

The 2022 finalists are:

Outstanding In House Security Manager/Director
Natalie Archutowski – CASIS
Michael Brzozowski – CIBC
Erin Deslippe – Shangri-La Hotel
Martin Green – Baycrest Health Sciences
Frank Harrison – World Travel Protection
Dwaine Nichol – City of Toronto

Outstanding Contract Security Manager/Director
Don Azcona – iGuard360
Natalia Russ – Paladin Security Group

Outstanding Security Team
Campus, Safety and Security – Conestoga College
Kingston Health Sciences Center
Repsol Canada Corporate Security Department
Global Security Operations Center Team – Suncor
TitanFile’s Security Team
Corporate Security Section – City of Toronto

Outstanding Contract Security Company (Guarding)
Paladin Security

Outstanding Security Training Initiative
MailSecur – RaySecur
SCOPE Safety & Security’s Engaging Homeless Population Workshop
Mental Health Awareness and Response Program – Cara and Gordon Miller – Stay Safe Instructional Programs Inc.

Outstanding New Security Product
EVO System – Prosegur
Data Lab – Trackforce Valiant + TrackTik

Outstanding Young Security Professional
Serge Bergler – CASIS
Alek Marcoux – NAIT Protective Services

Lifetime Achievement
To be announced on the day

The founder of the OSPAs Professor Martin Gill said “we are extremely pleased by the response we have received especially in this the first year.  To go forward as a finalist, entrants must reach a score threshold and this year’s finalists have clearly demonstrated outstanding performance and we wish them well in the next phase of the competition.”

Winners will be announced on Thursday 8th December at a free to attend awards presentation to take place virtually following a Thought Leadership Webinar.

The webinar will examine what are the current challenges of the Canadian security sector and how good is the response.

To attend the webinar and the revealing of the 2022 Canada OSPAs register here.

Canada OSPAs – 4.30pm GMT

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