Media Advisory - Commissionaires to release Remembrance Day survey on
Canadians' attitudes towards veterans and their second careers

TORONTO, Nov. 2 /CNW/ -

    -  What percentage of veterans retire with a Canadian Forces pension?

    -  How long does the average Canadian Forces member serve?

    -  Do we have an obligation to ensure vets find employment after they've

    What:  National survey commissioned by Commissionaires and conducted by
           Nanos Research exploring Canadians' attitudes towards veterans,
           the need for second careers, their pensions, and our obligations
           to them. National (French and English) as well as regionally-
           focused news releases will be issued.

    When:  News release to be issued early November 5, 2009, via Canada

    Who:   National/regional Commissionaires spokespersons, including
           veterans, available for interviews.

    Why:   To provide timely new insights as Canadians prepare to observe
           Remembrance Day.

About Commissionaires

Commissionaires was founded to provide meaningful employment for former Canadian Forces and RCMP personnel. The organization has long been recognized as Canada's premier security provider, protecting people and property for public and private sector clients from coast to coast. While employing leading-edge technology in delivering security services, Commissionaires has remained true to its roots by providing employment to those making the transition to civilian life after active service in the military, RCMP, and police forces. Commissionaires' services and security solutions include: security guarding, enforcement, identification services and security training. The integrity, strong work ethic, proven skills and discipline of Commissionaires give clients confidence and security everyday, everywhere.

SOURCE Commissionaires

For further information: For further information: Donna D'Arcy, Commissionaires, Toronto, C (416) 458-0276,; Terry Fallis, Thornley Fallis Communications, Toronto, T (416) 515-7517 322, C (416) 414-6630,; Patricia Robitaille, PR Strategies, Vancouver, T (604) 873-0080, C (604) 230-0530,

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