The following letter from our ASIS International SRVP, Bill VanRyswyk, was shared across various social media platforms yesterday within the ASIS community, with the primary intent to call for Security Professionals to be deemed as an essential service by the Provincial Government of Ontario. The critical need for security professionals during times of crisis (ie. COVID-19) can never be underestimated. Thankfully, we succeeded in getting Security Professionals on the list:
# 68. Businesses providing security services including private security guards; monitoring or surveillance equipment and services. The list can be reviewed here .