Contemporary Security Canada Selected For Security Screening at 2010 Olympic Winter Games

    Economy to get boost from Canadian Security Companies Hiring Thousands of

    VANCOUVER, April 16 /CNW/ - Contemporary Security Canada Inc. (CSC) was
selected today by Public Works and Government Services Canada and the Royal
Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to provide security screening services for the
upcoming Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver and
Whistler, British Columbia.
    CSC's successful bid was prepared by an integrated team of local and
international experts and includes: Contemporary International Canada, a major
event security company with experience in six past Olympic Games, Aeroguard
Security Ltd, Canada's leading airport security screening company, and United
Protection Security Group Inc., one of Western Canada's fastest growing
security firms.
    CSC team members stated, "We're proud to bring our extensive experience
in security to this important assignment. Not only are we ideally suited, we
will be contributing to the economic and employment opportunities here in BC
with the hiring of an estimated 5000 people for the 2010 Games. Through our
extensive training program our employees will gain valuable skills and
experience for future job possibilities. Our company is committed to providing
quality customer service to Olympic visitors, while maintaining the RCMP's
safety and security standards at all times."
    CSC will be issuing further details on our hiring program in the coming
months. To register for updates, send your contact information to

    About Contemporary Security Canada

    Contemporary International Canada ULC
    Contemporary International Canada ULC is the Canadian arm of Contemporary
International (CI) and Contemporary Services Corporation. Together our
companies are recognized leaders in event services and security programs for
the most complex and high-profile events in the world. For over forty years,
we have provided event security services for sports and entertainment venues
across North America. Lending invaluable experience and support to six past
Olympic Games, we have the talent, the training and the track record to ensure
project success.

    United Protection Security Group Inc.

    United Protection Security Group Inc., (UPS) is one of Canada's fastest
growing publicly traded security organisations. Since its inception in 1985,
UPS has grown to become one of the largest security providers in Western
Canada with more than 1,000 highly trained professionals operating out of 10
branch locations across Western Canada. The UPS mission is to protect and
defend UPS customer's property, personnel and information by delivering 21st
century security solutions.

    Aeroguard Security Ltd.

    Aeroguard Security Ltd. is one of Canada's premier security services
companies, delivering total customised security and advanced screening
solutions for industry. Its clients include the Canadian Air Transport
Authority, cruise lines, police services and the NHL. Across Canada, Aeroguard
has more than 2,000 employees in 24 airports delivering screening services.
Aeroguard is a privately owned, ISO quality certified Canadian company that
has been in the security screening business for 22 years.

For further information:

For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Claire
Munroe, (604) 812-5464,; For more information about
Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games security, contact the Vancouver
2010 Integrated Security Unit, Public Affairs Unit, media phone line at (604)

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