Canadian Security Magazine

Security • Police • Fire Career Expo returns to Toronto with record attendance

By Canadian Security Staff   


The annual Security • Police • Fire Career Expo, Toronto edition, held on March 27, drew a record number of participants. With over 300 registered attendees and approximately 450 people filling the expo hall at the International Centre, this was the most successful event in its more than 10-year history.

Co-presented by Canadian Security, Blue Line and Canadian Firefighter, Security • Police • Fire Career Expo welcomed students, job seekers and motivated professionals looking for a career upgrade. Attendees were able to visit with exhibitors representing police agencies, security companies, government departments, colleges and more.

New for this year, the expo expanded its mock interview sessions with industry mentors to a full day. Attendees were able to sign up for 15-minute meetings with established professionals who could offer job interview pointers and resume-building advice.

Mentor volunteers this year included: Asaf Levy, Director of Loss Prevention and Compliance, Metro Supply Chain; Robin Soobramanie, Director of Security Operations, Woodbine Entertainment; Tom Stutler, Vice President of National Security Operations, Cadillac Fairview Corp.; Chief Robert Martin, West Grey Police Service; Anthony Odoardi, Deputy Chief, Peel Regional Police (PRP); Brian Lass, Staff Sergeant & Manager, Toronto Community Housing – Community Safety Unit; Brent Thomas, Joint Fire Chief for the Town of Innisfil and the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury; Andrew Zvanitajs, Fire Chief for the Vaughan Fire & Rescue Service; Chris Nearing, Fire Chief, Markham Fire and Emergency Services; and Ricky Brooks, District Chief, Recruitment & Outreach, Toronto Fire Services.


Sponsors for Security • Police • Fire Career Expo included Commissionaires, Humber College, Nunavik Police Service, Paladin Security, Seneca Polytechnic, and Woodbine Entertainment Group.

Security • Police • Fire Career Expo will be held next in Vancouver on May 16 at Harbour Centre Concourse & Segal Centre, Simon Fraser University. The event will move to Edmonton on Oct. 29 at the Edmonton Expo Centre. For more details on attending or exhibiting at these events, visit the Security • Police • Fire Career Expo website.


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