28th Sep 2016/ Whitehorse
Royal Visit 2016
Prince William and Kate took in a healthy dose of Yukon history and Indigenous culture during their 24-hour visit to the territory, which began Tuesday night. The royals touched down at Whitehorse International Airport just after 6 p.m. PT, where they were greeted with large crowds waving flags and hoping for a glimpse of Will and Kate...
ref - cbc.ca
1st Sep & 2nd Sep 2017
Trudeau Visit 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to visit Whitehorse Friday and Saturday to mingle with members of the public and make an announcement on behalf of the federal government. Yukoners will be able to meet him between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m...
ref - whitehorsestar.com
Letter Of Commendation - Ontario Dignitary Protection & Investigation Section
S/Sgt, Section Manager
Dignitary Protection and
Ontario Provincial Police
Office: 905-458-8530, ext. xxxx
Good afternoon Mr. Fleming,
I wanted to take a moment to send a quick note of commendation to your folks that were assigned to the Council of the Federation conference this week, specifically the team we worked with at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre. I am in charge of the protection team for Premier Wynne, the Ontario Premier attending this week. Over the course of our duties, we work with a large number of security companies, all over the country, who supplement our many events.
Your team was particularly impressive…they were professionally dressed, very polite and professional and vigilant throughout all the venues we attended with our Premier. Of particular note is one officer, Steve Dissmann, who was working an event with us on Thursday 21 July 2016. We had been told to expect protestors throughout the day and some did show up out front. Thanks to Steve’s vigilance, who was working one of the venue end doors, he noticed a stopped vehicle on one of the roads behind the Centre up on the mountain side. After noticing it not moving for a while, he brought it to my team’s attention, and we were able to send a RCMP car up to check. It was confirmed as a protestor vehicle who subsequently hung a banner on the guard rail in an attempt to get Premiers to view. While not a direct “security / safety” concern, it could have been much worse. Thanks to his quick action and vigilance, it was cleared, and the conference continued unhindered.
Please extend a thank you to Steve for a job well done. I did thank him personally but wanted to share with you the great work done by your team……I am sad to leave this beautiful province but hope to make it back one day. All the best for 2016 and your company’s future!